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Gulf Shrimp Make Great Italian Fare

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

Although shrimping in the Gulf of Mexico is on the decline (and has been for a while), plenty of shrimp are being caught this summer and brought to markets and restaurants throughout Texas. With the Deepwater Horizon disaster a fading memory and extraordinary efforts by […]

Fish 4 Friday: A Cheap, Fast Tuna Dish for the Tomato-Overloaded

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

At this point in the summer, some of you may feel you’ve had too many home-growed tomatoes. How you can feel that way, I don’t know; but it’s true, right? Especially cherry tomatoes. Man, can those plants produce! No need to pay four bucks for […]

Fish 4 Friday: Seafood in Peanut Sauce, South American Style

Welcome to a new month! Hopefully it’ll be the start of a Major Cooldown here in Texas. With rain. (Please, let there be plenty of rain.) The last holiday of the summer is upon us, schools are back in session, and you’re thinking fish tomorrow. Don’t ask me how that connection got made; I […]

What’s a Hake, and Why Do I Want It During Hot Weather?

Let’s address the last part first. When the weather’s hot, it’s hard to get motivated to cook, much less eat hot foods. That’s one reason salads are so popular in the summertime. Of course, having the garden fixings doesn’t hurt the pop index for salads either! Still, I bet you want something quick to […]

The Simplest Pan-Roasted Fish and Potatoes

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

Chef Mark Bittman knows fish. And meat. And veggies. And just about everything you can eat. He’s an award-winning cook, and he has been on a quest to improve how America cooks and eats for more than thirty years.

He’s squarely in the camp that says […]

When You Gotta Have Cod

Overfishing has caused cod fisheries all over the Atlantic and Baltic to collapse. The Pacific species are still going strong, though, and that’s likely the cod fillet you’ll get if you go to the fishmonger today for cod. Generally, prices for cod have increased the past several years due to supply issues. If you […]

Escabeche Costa Rican Style

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

A quick note today; I’m stealing from the best borrowing a recipe from the Today show, one that looks quite tasty and I know must have plenty of zing. (I’ll put the ingredients and procedure summary here, in case the link goes dead in the […]

Pecan-Crusted Mahi-Mahi the Easy Way

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

It’s a good day when you can build a blog post the easy way. Or present a great fish dish, the easy way. I’m getting a two-fer today. Guess that makes today a great day!

One of the foodie blogs I occasionally check in with has […]