I've been trying to find a way to use gin in a marinade for fish for a while but decided to give it a go for National Seafood Month. With all the various botanicals infused in the alcohol I would assume gin, in all its various forms, would be a natural choice. However I've only... Continue Reading →
For my next attempt at cooking sablefish (aka black cod) I decided to try my own take on the ever-popular miso marinade made famous by chef Nobu Matsuhisa. I've heard so much about how delicious this preparation is that I had to attempt it before I'm out of the sablefish I ordered online from Sizzlefish.com.... Continue Reading →
I finally made an online purchase of seafood. After much hemming and hawing, I decided to go with Sizzlefish.com in order to try a fish I've heard so much about: Sablefish, also known as black cod.
Wester Ross Scottish Salmon gave me a complimentary fillet of their award-winning fish to try at home.
I don't remember anyone I know cooking fish straight out of the freezer. Well, apparently you can, so I decided to give it a try.
So it's National Seafood Month, and what have I done? Well, not much actually in the way of buying seafood, but I have been doing research. I've been trying various types of canned tuna for a possible future post and I'm also doing some research into "underutilized species" beyond my local area to hopefully create... Continue Reading →
I have a busy week ahead with regular work, two history sails aboard the Schooner Ardelle and the Gloucester Schooner Festival this weekend. This may be the only night where I can make something good. Plus, the wife started a new career today and what better way to celebrate than with a fish dinner! The... Continue Reading →
In early 2000 when I was nearly finished with my undergrad work in Cultural Anthropology, I started having gastrointestinal problems. At first it was chalked up to diverticulitis, but test, after test, after test, nothing was seen. Since several GI specialists could not find the reason for my abdominal pain and changing bathroom habits, my... Continue Reading →