Kamado Joe Salmon

The Kamado Joe gave this salmon the perfect touch of smoke. It’s actually amazing the flavor that hard wood charcoal imparts on everything it cooks. It’s a delicate smoky background that doesn’t overwhelm the foods we’re cooking.

Since we go through all of the effort to heat up […]

New England Style Oyster Stew

Favorite soup… ever.


End of story.

Just one taste, it will be your favorite, too.

New England Style Oyster Stew serves 4-6 generously

4 tablespoons butter 1 onion, finely minced 1 clove garlic 1 large stalk celery, finely minced […]

Devil Crabs

These are awesome. And, they’re still a work in progress. As you can see, the ones in back were a bit overcooked. So, watch these carefully as you fry them. Stale bánh mì make a pleasantly acceptable substitute for Cuban bread in a pinch. I might even go so far […]

West Indies Salad

Traditionally, this is a simple salad of crab, a little chopped onion, cider vinegar and a splash of oil. But, wouldn’t a touch of sugar cane vinegar and coconut milk give this dish some real island flavor? I think so. The touch of natural sweetness from the coconut milk plays […]

Roasted Oysters

Once you shuck the oysters, it’s a piece of cake.

Roasted Oysters

12-16 oysters

8 Tablespoons (1 stick) butter, soft 2 Tablespoons fresh tarragon or chive, finely minced 1-2 Tablespoon parsley, finely minced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, […]

Salmon With Pesto

Pesto, it’s not just for pasta!

Salmon, Pesto, Red Pepper Flakes

That’s really all there is to it. If you make the pesto from scratch, it’s even better. But, on a busy day, you do what you have to do. I always have homemade bread crumbs […]

Lobster Roll

Step one: Crack claws.

Step 2: Add condiment and spices. Toss gently to combine.

Step 3: Place lobster mixture into a topslit bun that’s been toasted and buttered. (Or, serve over a salad of baby greens for a healthier meal.)


Shrimp Boil

Shrimp Boil serves 2 very hungry people

2 bottles amber ale 4 cups chicken stock 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 4-5 black peppercorns (or, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground) 1/4 teaspoon allspice

Bring it all to a boil. Then, add:

Mariscada — Brazilian Seafood Stew

Brazilian Seafood Stew

Onions Sautéed In Palm Oil

Add Seafood At The End

Mariscada (Brazilian Seafood Stew)

2 onions, roughly diced 1-2 Tablespoons palm oil 3 cloves garlic, sliced 3 stalks celery, sliced 3 carrots, peeled and sliced […]

Spicy Shrimp

What do you do when you’re in the mood for New Orleans style BBQ shrimp, but, you don’t want all of that butter and it’s a busy weekday? Simple… cut back on the butter and simplify. This super simple version of the classic dish makes a great weekday lunch or dinner.