Posts tagged as fish/seafood

On the Lighter Side

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:01pm

I am stuffed to the max from rich holiday foods. Even though I was successful in avoiding gluten and grains, the salt really catches up to me. Puff city. And after a week of heavier foods, salads, fish, and brothy soups just sound so right to me. While these recipes aren’t new, I thought you…

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Quick Coconut Curry with Halibut & Broccoli

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:39am

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine. I know it’s a crazy-busy time of year, which makes it nice to have a quick, nourishing recipe to turn to for a satisfying dinner. Plus: I don’t know about you, but spicy food tastes extra delicious when it’s zero degrees…

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Fish Soup with Tomatoes

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 13, 2010 at 7:29am

Where do you buy fish? A tricky thing, in Minnesota, at least to find consistently fresh choices – I’ve bought nice fillets and some real stinkers from every major outlet in the Twin Cities. If you’re willing to shop online, I can say that I’ve been extremely pleased with the sustainably caught king salmon and…

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Grilled Shrimp Tostadas with Spicy Slaw

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 12, 2010 at 3:45pm

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine. It may be mid-October, but it’s still warm enough to grill & chill outside. Strange, but we’ll take it, so go for the grill – yes! Warm sun, cool breezes, my favorite time of year has arrived! Open windows, evening walks,…

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Part I: Eastward Ho!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 17, 2010 at 11:14am

We just returned from visiting my in-laws’ home in the Hamptons, one of the prettiest places in the world. With lush flowers, towering trees, white beaches, and sprawling “cottages,” there is always somewhere picturesque to rest your eye. The food is lush too, spilling over onto quaint farm stands and into local markets. Berries, melons,…

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Grilled Salmon with Avocado, Egg, Greens, & Mustard Vinaigrette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 28, 2010 at 7:07pm

As I’ve complained before, it’s hard to find good salmon in Minnesota. I know, we’re in the middle of the country, about as far from any ocean as you can get in North America. It’s an unimportant problem. My not-terribly-local solution is that I buy wild salmon filets online from VitalChoice, the king salmon to…

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Seriously Good Grilled Lemon Shrimp

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 13, 2010 at 8:07pm

My previous solution to improve less-than-stellar shrimp was to fry them into crispy, golden submission.  I still stand by that completely delicious method (who doesn’t like fried shrimp?), but I now offer a lighter, less messy – grilled!  – option as well.  And it is good, like seriously good.  Here’s the skinny. This is yet…

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Shrimp Tales

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:14am

Sometimes – well, actually often – the shrimp I buy ’round these parts aren’t all that great.  Wild-caught, not farmed.  Big, small, shell-on, shelled, pink, grey.  Brined, not brined.  Grilled, sauteed, baked, broiled.  Blah, blah, blah.  I’ve tried every iteration and vendor I can think of.  Meh.  I know, I know, I live in the…

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Crab Cakes, Okra

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 4, 2009 at 12:01pm

I forget about crab cakes, which is too bad, given how easy they are to make and how delicious they are to eat. I was prompted to remember them by the okra I picked up—I just love crab and okra together. And I was prompted to pick up the okra, which I also tend to…

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Tosca, Miso, Thursday, Friday

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:52pm

John and I snuck out for dinner last night at Turtle Bread’s long-awaited venture, Trattoria Tosca.  I didn’t have false hopes – I knew that this wasn’t going to hit the ground running as a (Restaurant) Levain experience – but based on a quick read through Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s blog post (she hasn’t done a…

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