Shrimp Christmas Tree

December 10, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea When hosting a big party, a small dinner or a casual or formal gathering, let seafood be part of your menu. You can serve a diverse selection of appetizers when you…

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Heavenly Broiled Scallops

November 26, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Scallops—and their shells—are prominent symbols in literature as far back as Greek and Roman mythology. The apostle St. James wore the scallop shell as his emblem. We have two species of…

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Spicy Seafood Gumbo

November 12, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Seafood is a Southern tradition. Early on, Southerners established a tradition of fish and shellfish cookery.  A diversity of waters—bayous, bays, streams, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean—produced a diversity of foods…

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Good Old Pan-Fried Mackerel Fillets

October 15, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea The beautiful Spanish mackerel is a favorite fish of many people, including this seafood lover. A lean fish, Spanish mackerel has little red meat and a milder flavor than most other…

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Planked Salmon with Fresh Dill

October 1, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea After all these years working on Mariner’s Menu, we just recently tried plank cooking–and it’s wonderful! Cooking on a plank dates back at least to the native Indians of the Pacific…

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