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shrimp and scallop recipe
Recipe, Reeling in the Years

Sichuan Citrus Shrimp and Scallops

The first food I prepared with a salt block was a Sichuan citrus scallop and shrimp appetizer (this could also be an entrée if you increase the number of shrimp and scallops per serving). Following the manufacturer’s recommendations I placed the dry, room temperature salt block on an unheated grill […]

hot and sour flounder recipe
Recipe, Reeling in the Years

Hot and Sour Flounder (Acar Ikan)

Jeff Corydon collected this spicy flounder recipe in Indonesia. He found the area endowed with coastal waters, lakes and rivers. “Acar” refers to the pungent sweet and sour vegetables or relish typical of the region. 1 (2-pound) whole flounder 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cayenne 4 dried […]

mcdonald's salmon burger
Seafood News

Why Don’t WE Get a Salmon Burger, McDonald’s?

What the hell, McDonald’s? Y’all kick out what sounds like a great salmon burger in Singapore while we who’ve grown loyally obese on you in the USA are stuck with the Fillet-O-Fish? Where’s the love, Ronald McDonald? Where’s the happy in MY meal? Apparently, it’s halfway around the world. McDonald’s […]

bisque
Seafood Profile

Seafood Bisque

I loves me some seafood bisque, especially crab. And, of course, it comes from that land of many great soups, France (the name is also a bit of a spoiler for its origin story). Rumor has it the name originated from Biscay, as in Bay of Biscay but what is […]