Seafood Salads

Let’s see how many of the hundreds of recipes I have stored I can post today! A reminder to those new here: When I post a recipe, I post the ingredients and the link (plus any pictures of the dish I can find). I figure this will give you an idea of whether you even … More Seafood Salads

Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams INGREDIENTS 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon grated ginger 24 little neck clams 1/2 bottle Amstel light A drip of maggi (liquid MSG) 3 tablespoons small diced soppresata (optional) 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed A baby handful chopped cilantro 2 tablespoon sliced scallions Juice of 1/2 lime

Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers Ingredients 1 cup couscous 2 bell peppers (red and yellow), cut into chunks 1 (12-ounce) package chicken sausage (preferably garlic-flavored), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large red onion, cut into chunks 1 cup cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup … More Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers

Marinated Grilled Calamari Marinated Grilled Calamari Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned calamari (squid), tubes and tentacles separated but whole 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons red chile flakes 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, divided 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided 1/2 loaf crusty bread such as ciabatta, … More Marinated Grilled Calamari

White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham Ingredients: 1 lb fresh white asparagus 1 large ripe avocado 1/2 cup Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing (see recipe below) 4 ripe round or plum tomatoes, skinned 4 large fresh Basil leaves, shredded 8 wafer-thin slices German imported Black Forest ham 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives sea salt … More White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham

Chillied Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds Chillied Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients 2 cups roasted peanuts (preferably without salt) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons ancho (or guajillo) chile powder (available from national companies like McCormick, Mexican groceries and internet sites), plus a little arbol chile powder if you like it spicy Salt 1 cup pepitas seeds (pumpkinseeds) hulled

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños 2 center-cut bacon slices 4 ounces cream cheese, softened (about 1/2 cup) 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened (about 1/2 cup) 1 ounce extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1/4 cup) 1/4 cup minced green onions 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 small garlic clove, minced 14 jalapeño … More Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

This one I originally saved so I could post the sauce recipe BUT after reading the recipe, I don’t see why you couldn’t roast the asparagus and onions, then use those as a filling for an omelet (topped with the sauce). Quesadillas 1 pound asparagus, trimmed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large red onion, … More Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

This recipe says it serves 20 … what a lie! lol BUT, upon looking at the link, you need to check out the rest of the recipes there. They are either naturally low carb or could easily be modified. 4-5 lbs cooked, deveined medium or large shrimp I head of top-quality lettuce, chopped and … More Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte TUNA-AND-CAPER-STUFFED EGGS (Level 1 Friendly) 3 bard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved (see tip below) 1 (3 ounce) can tuna packed in water, drained 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons plus 1 teaspoon drained capers 1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional) OLIVE-AND-MASCARPONE-STUFFED EGGS 3 bard-boiled … More Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte

Diet Revolution Rolls

Diet Revolution Rolls Makes 6 Rolls Pam spray 3 eggs separated 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3 Tablespoons cottage cheese 1 package Sugar Twin (sweetener of choice) Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Separate eggs very carefully (make sure that none of the yolk gets into the whites). Spray Pam on teflon cookie sheet. Beat … More Diet Revolution Rolls

Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs

I’m pretty sure something is wrong with me. I have actually been craving horseradish! So, imagine my surprise when this recipe shows up in my in box! Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs Ingredients 6 hard-cooked large eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 cup minced cooked ham (about 3 ounces) teaspoon coarse-grained mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons … More Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

I wish I could find a picture of this recipe … it sounds fantastic! Ingredients 3 Italian hot sausages, casings removed 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature 1 large egg yolk … More Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

Now, this looks really tasty! Ingredients Makes 2 grilled cheese sandwiches Cauliflower crust “bread” slices 1 small head cauliflower, cut into small florets (should yield 3 cups of cauliflower rice) 1 free-range organic egg, lightly beaten ½ cup / 1.7 oz / 50 gr shredded mozzarella cheese ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ¼ … More Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

Peppered Tuna Skewers with Wasabi Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons wasabi powder (horseradish powder)*    1 1/2 tablespoons water    1/2 cup mayonnaise    1 pound fresh tuna steaks, cut into 3/4-inch cubes    2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce    28 large slices pickled ginger*    28 8-inch wooden skewers    1 bunch watercress    1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper    1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, one turn of the pan24 large gourmet stuffing mushroom caps, stems removed and reserved brushed with damp towelSalt and pepperStuffing:1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, half a turn of the pan3/4 pound sweet bulk Italian sausage4 cloves garlic, chopped20 stems mushrooms, finely chopped1 rib of celery and green, leafy … More Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Hungarian Stuffed Eggs – Töltött Tojás

I know … you can only have so many deviled eggs but this recipe has ham and sour cream in it! Hungarian Stuffed Eggs – Töltött Tojás, from the Culinary Arts Institute Cooking Magic Series: Hungarian Cookbook Yield:  6 ServingsIngredients6 Hard-cooked eggs⅓ cup  cooked ham; finely chopped¾ teaspoon dry mustard¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon pepper3½ tablespoon … More Hungarian Stuffed Eggs – Töltött Tojás

Smoked Mackerel Pate with Griddled Toast & Cress Salad

No, do not eat the griddled toast.  🙂  I love these pate/spread recipes (do a search and I’m sure I’ve share quite a few here).  Maybe I love these recipes so much because I grew up eating Underwood deviled ham, chicken, liver, liverwurst, etc.  Although back then I did either eat them with crackers or … More Smoked Mackerel Pate with Griddled Toast & Cress Salad

Boules de Picolat – Beef and Sausage Meatballs in Sauce from Roussillon

Just don’t dredge in flour before browning the meatballs. 1 pound ground beef 1 pound sausage meat (see Note) 4 large garlic cloves, very finely chopped 2 ½ tablespoons very finely chopped parsley leaves 1 tablespoon very finely chopped fresh tarragon or basil leaves Cinnamon to taste 1 large egg, beaten Salt and freshly ground … More Boules de Picolat – Beef and Sausage Meatballs in Sauce from Roussillon

Cooking With the Locals – Going Wild for American Shrimp

If you love shrimp like I do, this article has some fantastic recipes (all low carb)! How can you go wrong with Southern Shrimp Scampi, Spiced Salt-Baked Shrimp, Adapted from Adam Evans, The Optimist, Atlanta, and Pan-Roasted Shrimp With Mezcal, Tomatoes and Arbol Chiles,Adapted from Whitney Otawka, Cinco y Diez, Athens, Ga.

Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce Ingredients Kebabs: 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 3 lemons 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 3/4 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves (about 4 sprigs) 3/4 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (about 5 sprigs) 6 single boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cleaned of fat and cut into large cubes Salt … More Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce

Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce Ingredients 24 littleneck clams Crushed ice or rock salt Cucumber Mignonette Sauce, recipe follows Cucumber Mignonette Sauce 1 cup rice wine vinegar 1 shallot, minced 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1/2 hothouse cucumber, peeled and minced Several turns freshly ground black pepper 1 … More Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce

Grilled Oysters With Bloody Mary Butter

Grilled Oysters With Bloody Mary Butter Ingredients Bloody Mary butter: 1 pound unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish 2 tablespoons Tabasco 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 teaspoon celery seed, slightly ground Grilled Oysters: 12 oysters lemons celery … More Grilled Oysters With Bloody Mary Butter

Friulian Lamb Skewers

I love lamb but am not now (and have never been … I’ve tried multiple times) a fan of cinnamon in savory dishes. So, if you are like me, just leave that out. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup chopped onion 4 garlic cloves, minced ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon … More Friulian Lamb Skewers

Downeast Clam Dip 2 (6.5 ounce) cans Bar Harbor® Chopped Clams 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons sour cream 1 Tablespoon bottled horseradish 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce, more to taste 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell … More Downeast Clam Dip

Smoked Kippered Herring Salad

And Kippered Snacks used to be my favorite … so thrilled I can eat them again! (1) 6.7 oz can Bar Harbor Foods Smoked Kippers, Smoked Herring in Cracked Pepper or Smoked Sardine Fillets 1/4 cup Chopped Celery 1/8 cup Chopped Sweet Onion 1 – 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, to desired consistency Salt & Pepper … More Smoked Kippered Herring Salad

Cheddar Cheese and Caraway Sables

This one … I was thinking would be good substituting all the flour with almond meal/flour or whatever flour substitute you prefer (these are like crackers). 100g Barber’s 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar, grated (3 1/2 ounces) 100g butter, softened (scant 7 TBS) 100g plain flour (16 TBS) (substitute with almond flour) 1 medium egg … More Cheddar Cheese and Caraway Sables

Hazelnut Fish Fingers 1 pound (450 grams) skin- and boneless Pollock fillet, cut in finger sized strips 2 eggs 4 tablespoons finely chopped hazelnuts 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs (I would just double the parmesan cheese) 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon butter Lemon slice, sour cream, chopped shallots and capers … More Hazelnut Fish Fingers