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Category: Fish

Red Snapper with Butter and Shallot Sauce

        The Silver Palate was an iconic and tiny little take-out shop that opened on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in 1979.  It was the brainchild of two women: Julie Russo and Sheila Lukins.  Two years earlier, Lukins, divorced from her husband and mother […]

Red Snapper Filets with Merguez Sausage, Little Neck Clams and Romesco Sauce

You can’t sit down to write a recipe without wondering what constitutes out-and-out thievery.  There is no possible way that you yourself could invent something so absolutely new and startling that you could proudly call it yours and yours alone.   Everything has to have come […]

Bouillabaisse with Garlic Aioli and Croutons

             When I want to cook something as well known as this dish, I love to haul out the cookbooks that contain the recipe and read all of them before I do anything else.  Almost inevitably, when it is a signature […]

Blackened Swordfish with Fresh Tomato Chutney

           A recent dinner was so good that I didn’t want it to go unnoticed. And it was another excellent way of beating the clock this hectic time of year. In no time at all, you have something satisfying and truly special that’s good enough […]

Reviews of Mastro’s Ocean Club, Zimzala, a recipe for Fish Tacos from Wahoo’s and a lemon all in Orange County, CA.

I had a terrific time in Orange County visiting my children. The weather was spectacular, the ocean beautiful and we had some very good food. And talk about photo ops.  I took over 600 pictures and my daughter-in-law Kym just sent me another 500 so […]