RECIPE: Beyond Shrimp & Grits, Make Cajun Seafood & Grits

We’ve always loved shrimp and grits. Why didn’t we ever think to make it a seafood medley: shrimp plus crab meat, fish, even scallops? Leave it to a restaurateur, Ebony Austin of Nouveau Bar & Grill in Atlanta. It’s a great idea, and she shares the recipe with us. If you’re in the area, there’s…
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RECIPE: Potato and Crab Hash with Poached Eggs, For National Crabmeat Day

March 9th is National Crabmeat Day. Some of our favorite ways to enjoy crab: crab cakes, crab dip, Crab Louie (a fancy crab salad), deviled crab, crab soup (bisque, corn-crab soup, she-crab soup) or just plain boiled/steamed crabs or sautéed mixed seafood. Today we offer something different: crab for breakfast. While you can certainly substitute…
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RECIPE: A Special Corn Chowder Recipe For National Clam Chowder Day

[1] A hearty meal: corn chowder topped with a fish fillet (photos #1 and #2 and recipe © Sylvia Fountaine | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] A view in the pan. [3] Clam chowder served in a bread bowl is a popular restaurant preparation. Here’s how to make a bread bowl (photo © Arch Rock Fish…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Sitka Salmon Shares

[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep.   We were recently invited to try a sample of Sitka Salmon Shares. It’s a wild-caught Alaskan seafood delivery service.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salad Topped Main Course

Here’s an easy way to get everyone to eat a few more veggies: Top main courses with a small salad. Fried, grilled, roasted and sautéed proteins are all candidates to be topped with an alluring crown of vegetables and herbs—not a dinner salad or dressed lettuce, but something that looks great. Dress the salad very…
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