Category Archives: fish

Shrimp Scampi (or Oh Baby, It’s Umami!)

Most of us know that when we eat, we can pin-point the flavors as being salty, sweet, sour or bitter.  Not many people know that foods such as shell-fish, tomatoes, meat, cheese and even the humble potato have a flavor … Continue reading

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Fried Basa with Red Peppers & Thai Chili Sauce

AMATEUR COOKS:  Pay attention.  This is an easy but delicious recipe!  We recently wanted to fry some catfish and make our own sweet Thai chili sauce, based on a calamari appetizer we tried at Ruth’s Chris Steak House last Friday.  Mr. Cheese … Continue reading

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Swordfish Meets The Mecca of Flavor: Creamy ‘Tossing the Seafood’ Sauce! (yes, it is that good)

I am here to tell you that I wanted to throw my plate against the wall tonight in a fit of OH MY GOD IT’S SO GOOD I CAN’T EVEN LOOK AT IT frenzy when I tasted the sauce I … Continue reading

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Skin On or Skin Off? Salmon Revisited

While writing the previous post, it didn’t dawn on me to mention the salmon skin.  For years I took painstaking measures to peel that bad boy right off the flesh.  Come to think of it, the restaurants I cooked in … Continue reading

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Sushi ~ That’s Right, I Made That!

Yes, that’s right Team!  I made sushi.  At home.  It was much more simple than anticipated and oh.so.delicious!!  We picked up little packets of Miso Soup to go with it and some Japanese beer, as well.  I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Sushi at Susaki in El Paso! Rant & Restaurant Review

When we hear the word ‘sushi’, we automatically think of seaweed and sticky rice covering shrimp or imitation crabmeat or, if we’re especially lucky, a bit of yellow fin tuna or smoked salmon.  According to sushifaq.com, the term sushi actually refers to vinegar … Continue reading

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