Category Archives: Shellfish

Clams in Lavender Broth

I love my lavender. I have several varieties growing, primarily the culinary English lavenders. It’s great in sweet dishes and beverages, but it also makes a delicious savory dish. The broth in this dish is made with the delicate flavors … Continue reading

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Papaya Stuffed with Curried Shrimp

I had a similar papaya years ago in Laguna Beach. It took me awhile to figure out what all was in it, but I managed to create my own version of a delicious summer lunch. You could also use chicken … Continue reading

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Broiled Oysters with Garlic Toast

We love oysters at our house. I enjoy Oysters Rockafeller, but I wanted something so much more simple. The ingredient list looks a little lengthy, but if you take the time to gather everything up first, you’ll whip right through … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

We love shrimp. And we love tacos. What a combo they make! And how much better if it’s grilled? (Fewer dishes!) So in honor of Cinco de Mayo, go out and grill a taco!

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Cajun Crawfish Tails

Mardi Gras starts next Tuesday. Hmm…what to cook? Like lobster? Well crawfish are the lobster’s fresh water cousin. Also known as crayfish and crawdads, there are only two species that we eat – and most of them come from Louisiana, … Continue reading

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