Asian Cajun Crab Boil

It’s summertime and I’ve had a crab boil on my mind for weeks now. Not sure why, since I’ve never actually done one myself, but the idea of a spicy cauldron of yummy crustaceans and sweet corn has been on my mind for a few weeks. Luckily, I have a good friend with a boil…

Broiled Lobster

Broiled Lobster with Seasoned Clarified Butter

Sometimes, I see those lobster tails on sale at the grocery store and think to myself…”Oh man, that looks so yummy..but I really shouldn’t! Too decadent! What if I totally mess it up??” Well, the other day, they were $7.99 each at Whole Foods. The buff seafood guy with the crazy beard and camo shirt…

Homemade Seafood Stock

I’ve got a handy money-saving flavor-makin’ tip for ya’ll! Save up all your fish bones, shrimp shells, shellfish shells in ziplock bags after you cook/eat and throw them in the freezer. Once you have about 4-5 cups full of stuff, you are ready to make your own Seafood Stock! The secret I learned is that…

Seafood, Chicken & Chorizo Paella

The very first time I had paella was in Biarritz, France, a tiny coastal town on the border with Spain, that I visited as a student for an art festival with my professor and a few other students. My innocent palate was enchanted by this dish that was teaming with so many ingredients to discover…