• Seared Sea Scallops
    Entree,  Featured Recipes,  Seafood

    Scallops in a Lemon Rosemary Sauce

    We took a trip to Cape Cod this past fall where I had the most delicious scallops I think I’ve ever eaten. The first night I ordered them, they were served over polenta with a red pepper sauce and greens and the second night they were served with clams and pasta with a light lemon sauce. Both were sweet, buttery and delicious! I came home knowing I needed to try to make them myself. So, I set out on my quest to find good sea scallops but ran into a small problem – finding fresh, dry-pack scallops in Pittsburgh is a bit difficult. So, what do I mean? A scallop…

  • Fish Recipes for Cod
    Seafood

    Cod Veracruz

    I love finding and creating fish recipes. Trying interesting ingredient combinations, new varieties of fish and even preparing traditional dishes with a little twist to make them my own is fun. Maybe it is because I’ve worked in the seafood industry, for StarKist, for 10 + years, but honestly, I’ve always liked fish. And, since October is National Seafood Month, I decided this was a great time to tell you about one of my new favorite fish recipes! Cod is a perfect type of fish to experiment with, especially if you are just learning to cook fish. It’s probably best known as the fish you find at Friday night fish…

  • Fish Tacos
    Seafood

    Fish Tacos

    Growing up we had fish every Friday.  Not just during Lent, but pretty much every Friday night was a meatless night and that usually meant fish.  Normally it was a baked white fish fillet with lemon juice, tuna soufflé or for a special treat, shrimp cocktail.   Never would fish tacos have appeared on her menu though! My Mom was a pretty creative cook and considering there were 8 of us to feed, the fact that she was able to work fish into our meals was amazing. And even more amazing that she didn’t have a lot of varieties to choose from. There just weren’t a lot of fish options available…

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