Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Yeah, we missed National Taco Day…so what? Who came up with all of these food days anyways? Was there a committee of stuffy old men smelling of Old Spice and Icy Hot sitting around a large boardroom table? Or was it a bunch of young hipsters sipping on grande mocha soy frappe carmel latte espresso agave sugar coffee… Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Blackened Red Snapper

Dizzy Pig is back at it again adding to  their “-ish” rubs with the new release Bayouish. Once again, they’ve sent me a sample before they release it to try out. I honestly don’t know why they choose to include me on their little list of people who get to sample it first, but I am… Continue reading Blackened Red Snapper

Herbed Trout Fillets

     Back to the other day when I was wandering around aimlessly shopping at Sprouts and I spotted that beautiful okra. I needed something to go with the fried okra that I thought I was going to make. Fish is always a healthy choice and I figured I would make some blackened salmon or maybe catfish.… Continue reading Herbed Trout Fillets

Buffalo Shrimp

     Wow!! Sometimes life just gets busy. Works been crazy with a move to a new lab and all that has entailed. Throw in the holidays, and things get put on the back burner. Hate to say it, but that’s what kinda has happened with this blog lately. Honestly, I meant to cook these lil… Continue reading Buffalo Shrimp

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

     Kebab or kabob? I’ve often wondered which was the correct spelling. To me, it seemed like kabob was a Western spelling of the word. No real reason for that, just how I felt. Looking around this morning, I also found it spelled as kebap and kabab. It seems the word kebab is derived from… Continue reading Spiced Salmon Kebabs

Green Lightning Shrimp

     Do you have a recipe that’s been on your to-do list forever? Something that you keep meaning to cook, but for whatever reason you keep putting it off? I know I have a few, but green lightning shrimp has probably been on that list longer than anything else. Every once in a while, this… Continue reading Green Lightning Shrimp

Grilled Blackened Trout w/ Horseradish and Tarragon Tartar Sauce (updated 2/11/14)

      Sticking with our current trend of trying to cook a bit healthier, I bring you our version of blackened trout. I say “our version” because we didn’t quite cook it the way it is supposed to be cooked.      For those unfamiliar with blackening, it is a cooking technique used in the preparation of fish… Continue reading Grilled Blackened Trout w/ Horseradish and Tarragon Tartar Sauce (updated 2/11/14)