Seafood

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Shrimp, Blood Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe

Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it.  Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes.  If I had to choose just one cookbook, […]

Shrimp Spinach Mushroom Rice Recipe

Shrimp Spinach Mushroom Rice Recipe

This may be my new favorite rice dish.  Actually I think I’m evenly divided between this and pomegranate saffron rice.  The great thing about this recipe is that it’s perfect for using up leftover rice.  Sometimes when I make rice for something I end up […]

Sriracha Smoked Oyster Appetizer

Sriracha Smoked Oyster Appetizer

Being sick is no fun.  Since moving to Washington I have gotten terribly sick every February, we’re talking bronchitis, pneumonia out of work for weeks sick.  After four years of this, I’ve said “ENOUGH!”.  This February I’ve worked hard to eat right, exercise, wash hands […]

Pomegranate Tuna Salad and Our Latest Disaster

Pomegranate Tuna Salad and Our Latest Disaster

Are you ready for some more pomegranate goodness? You have got to try this easy pomegranate tuna salad recipe for a quick no cook dinner. I’ve been planning my meals out 2 weeks at a time in order to REALLY stick to our budget.  Remember that […]

Affordable King Crab Quesadilla Recipe

Affordable King Crab Quesadilla Recipe

You guys are in for SUCH a treat today!  It may surprise you to find a recipe for King Crab on a blog all about cheap cooking, but it is possible to enjoy such a decadent ingredient on a tight budget.  I’ve mentioned several times […]

Leftover Salmon Recipe (Salmon Patties!)

Leftover Salmon Recipe (Salmon Patties!)

I’m always looking for ways to re-purpose leftovers, and these salmon patties are one of my new favorites.  I used leftover salmon and leftover mashed potatoes to make some delicious burgers of salmon goodness. With both horseradish and hot sauce, you might expect these patties […]

Chili Garlic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Chili Garlic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

When you’re on a tight budget, shrimp is a rare treat.  Even buying them in bulk usually leads to a price tag of 25 cents a piece, which means when you eat them you typically want something spectacular.  Sometimes I’ll chop up 2-3 shrimp a […]

Salmon Cucumber Sushi Roll Recipe (The Patti Roll)

Salmon Cucumber Sushi Roll Recipe (The Patti Roll)

Salmon cucumber sushi rolls with cream cheese are pretty popular at one of our nearby sushi restaurants, so I thought the salmon cream cheese dip would be perfect for making some sushi of our own.  As I packed up the kitchen in our apartment I […]