Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Salmon Rice Casserole

We ate salmon often when I was a kid growing up but I didn’t wake up to how really good this distinctive, pink-fleshed fish was until I went to work for a Japanese fishing company in Seattle. They brought freshly … Continue reading

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Shrimp Tomato Stew with Zucchini

This recipe and story are also in my book, Pork Chops & Applesauce with a story titled, Aunt Joy Recalls Childhood Memories, about when my aunt and uncle were dating back in the 1950s. The recipe has gone through its … Continue reading

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Salmon Sandwich

The fish sandwich started with a quaint restaurant called BlackFin Bistro in Key West, Florida that my husband and I discovered while trying to get some relief from the heat last September. We ordered lots of water and a red … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Chowder

A few years back Santa inundated us with seven boxes of smoked salmon, which pushed my culinary daring into overdrive and I emerged from the kitchen with this delightful chowder recipe. It’s a warming comfort food that satisfies on chilly … Continue reading

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Recently I made stuffed mushrooms for a dinner party and I’d forgotten how quickly they disappear at the appetizer table. For this particular dinner I made the mushrooms without crab because I was serving a rich, heavy meal. My guests … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – July 26, 2012

Freddie’s question: Do you have a good recipe for con queso? Maybe you can suggest something other than the usual Velveeta, sausage and Rotel combination? My answer: My recipe for Hot & Cheesy Shrimp Dip is basically a con queso. … Continue reading

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Halibut with Spicy Picante Sauce

Halibut with Spicy Picante Sauce 2 pounds cod fillets, rinsed and patted dry with paper towels 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Picante Sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped or sliced thin 1 clove garlic, minced 1 … Continue reading

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Salmon & Green Bean Salad

Bobbi’s Salmon & Green Bean Salad 8 to 10 ounces canned, baked or poached salmon, chilled, boned and flaked 3 ti 4 cups fresh green beans, snapped into 2” pieces, steamed to almost done, cooled 1 small Vidalia or Walla … Continue reading

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Salmon Fever

My dad, R. D. Belles, was bitten by the salmon bug when he was a young man in his early 30s. We’d know he was experiencing a flare-up of what we called “Salmon Fever” when his sleeping and eating patterns … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Chowder

Smoked Salmon Chowder is a warming comfort food that is satisfying on chilly days, yet promises summer with sprigs of dill weed and parsley. Creamy sour cream thickens the broth and compliments the smoked fish, creating a lunch or dinner … Continue reading

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