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Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Crab Meat Recipe

July 22, 2012 1 Comment
Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Crab Meat Recipe

Chef Charlie D’s Chicken Breast with Crab Meat Recipe This is my own recipe. Created in 1969 while living in Fairhope, Alabama. This recipe was devised especially for, and won first place in the 1988 “Young ‘N Tender” recipe contest. We won a great cruise on the Delta Queen out of NOLA…several wonderful days.” Charlie […]

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Shrimp – How to Peel and Devein Shrimp

July 17, 2012 2 Comments
Shrimp – How to Peel and Devein Shrimp

Is there a better way to peel and devein shrimp? Here is one way taught to me by a professional chef that I can recommend to you. The easiest way I know to peel and devein shrimp is to buy them already done. The problem with that is They cost more money They are less […]

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Simple Pecan Crusted Fish with Remoulade Sauce

July 10, 2012 1 Comment
Simple Pecan Crusted Fish with Remoulade Sauce

We are trying to eat more fish in our household and lucky for me, my girls are starting to enjoy seafood too. This is a very simple recipe I adapted from Paula Deen’s version that can be used with any flaky white fish including grouper, flounder, flute, tilapia, Mahi-Mahi, and snapper. You are looking for […]

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Steamed Clams – Jersey Steamers

June 26, 2012 1 Comment
Steamed Clams – Jersey Steamers

Classic Beach Dinner Traditions are good especially when the traditions are connected to food. Every year we head down to the beach in Avalon, New Jersey and it is our first night tradition to prepare steamed clams, fresh Jersey corn and Caprese Salad with Jersey Beefsteak tomatoes, local basil and fresh mozzarella. My wife Meg […]

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Gluten Free Fried Flounder Recipe

April 17, 2012 4 Comments
Gluten Free Fried Flounder Recipe

Gluten Free Pan Fried Flounder with a Simple Risotto This weekend I decided to try a gluten free diet for a while. For those not familiar, a gluten free (GF) diet is one that excludes foods that contain gluten. Ok, that’s obvious!  This mostly consists of wheat products but also barley and rye plus some […]

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Fish Sticks – Kid Friendly Version

January 22, 2012 1 Comment
Fish Sticks – Kid Friendly Version

Fish Sticks Recipe Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on a package of fish sticks? There are so many unpronounceable ingredients that it’s a little disturbing. And often the first ingredient in minced fish. That means it has been pressed into stick shapes and held together with some kind of binding agent.  I […]

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Flounder Fillets a la Moutarde Recipe

October 5, 2011 1 Comment
Flounder Fillets a la Moutarde Recipe

Flounder Fillets à la Moutarde: Cookbook Challenge #1 I wanted to start my Cookbook Recipe Challenge off with a quick and easy recipe from one of my oldest cookbooks, The New New York Times Cookbook by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey. I have no idea where or when I picked up this extraordinary cookbook but […]

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Fluke or Flounder – What is the Difference

September 15, 2011 16 Comments
Fluke or Flounder – What is the Difference

What’s the Difference Between a Fluke and a Flounder? One of the fun adventures my girls had on our vacation this year was going sea fishing on the commercial fishing boat Miss Avalon out of Avalon, NJ.  My wife was in charge of this particular outing as I am strictly a bay fisherman – I […]

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Cod with Tomato Sauce and Arborio Rice Recipe

September 8, 2011 2 Comments
Cod with Tomato Sauce and Arborio Rice Recipe

  A Delicious Recipe For Cod and Tomato Sauce with Arborio Rice As we were leaving the Jersey shore after a wonderful vacation with my family, we picked up a couple cases of fresh Jersey Beefsteak tomatoes. I figured I would make a big pot of sauce with these glorious tomatoes that are only available […]

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Scallops – How to Cook Scallops

May 23, 2011 25 Comments
Scallops – How to Cook Scallops

How to Cook Scallops: A Beginners’ Guide I wrote a post called All About Scallops where I explained the different types of scallops, how they are harvested, how to buy them and how to store them but not how to cook them. Miss Emerson called me out on this in her comment when she said, […]

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