This was originally posted on February 21, 2014. It has been reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
I like Old Bay Spice and I like blackened fish. This product seemed like a natural. I started with a piece of cod. I melted some butter in a cast iron pan over high heat. As soon as it melted, I put the cod in the butter and turned it. I put it on a plate and gave both sides a generous dusting of the Old Bay With Blackened Spices Continue reading Old Bay With Blackened Seasoning, OK Seasoning, Not So OK For Blackened Spice
We had a lazy day and didn’t feel like going to a lot of trouble for supper. Fortunately, great food is about great ingredients, flavours and presentation. It doesn’t have to be a lot of work. Continue reading Baked Salmon, Great Food Can Be Easy
The cost of wild salmon is very high these days. So, when the local supermarket had a sale on frozen pink salmon fillets for less than a king’s ransom, I bought some and made smoked salmon. Continue reading Smoked Salmon, Experimenting
This recipe is just so wrong in everything but taste. It is made with canned soup, canned tuna and packaged biscuit mix. Wrong, wrong, wrong. However, it tastes good and reminds me of the casserole dishes every mother in the sixties had on hand for an inexpensive quick meal or potluck lunch. Continue reading Tuna Bake, So Very Wrong But Good
This is a special occasion dinner for She Who Must Be Obeyed and me. It is like smoked salmon but sweet and peppery. I knock most of the peppercorns off before eating. They give a nice flavour to the salmon but that much pepper is hard on a fat old guy’s constitution. The missus leaves them on but she is tougher than me.
Continue reading Peppered Salmon
It is cold here. There is snow on the ground. I made andouille the
other day. Conditions were perfect for making gumbo!
This Cajun dish is delicious. A touch of spice, a deep dark texture and a mixture of shellfish, chicken and andouille. While I love this version, I apologize to all of Louisiana for my corruption of their recipe. Continue reading Gumbo, From Canada?