Shrimp Ceviche

Ceviche, Seviche or Cebiche History

  Ceviche – the new “in” food of the beginning of the 21st century is actually an old world dish from South America called Ceviche.  It has been one of … Continued

Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Boil – Louisiana Crawfish Boil

  Crawfish Boil – Louisiana Crawfish Boil Crawfish boils are wonderful messy affairs, best suited for the outdoors.  Boiling crawfish is a festive event and eating is also thirsty work, … Continued

Pan-fried Catfish

Fried Catfish Recipes

    Fried catfish is considered a quintessential southern dish along with southern fried chicken, sweet tea, and hushpuppies.  Once considered the “food of the Poor,” chefs around the country … Continued

Hangtown Fry

Hangtown Fry History and Recipe

Hangtown Fry could possibly be the first California cuisine.  It consists of fried breaded oysters, eggs, and fried bacon, cooked together like an omelet.   In the gold-mining camps of … Continued

Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke

Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke History and Recipe

 Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Poke Poke (pronounced POH-kay) is served in most Hawaiian homes and restaurants as a side dish, and no gathering in Hawaii would be complete without a few … Continued

Lobster Newberg

Lobster Newberg History and Recipe

Lobster Newberg is an American classic dish that is sure to impress everyone you serve it to.  It is a rich, creamy, saucy, and very delicious elegant entree for any … Continued

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk It is said that about half the Norwegians who immigrated to America came in order to escape the hated lutefisk and the other half came to spread the gospel of … Continued

Oyster Shooter

Oyster Shooter – Oyster Cocktail Recipe

  If you are a raw oyster lover, wait until you try this Oyster Shooter.  You will definitely be in “Oyster Heaven!”   Oyster shooters are popular because they are … Continued

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller Recipe and History

  Established in 1840, Antoine’s is considered America’s oldest family-run restaurant and the original Oyster Rockefeller recipe is said to be one of the most sought-after recipes in the world.  Even … Continued

Chinook Salmon

Pacific Salmon – The Story of Pacific Salmon

The Story of Pacific Salmon “The men were astonished at the numbers of salmon in the river, mostly dying after the spawn and therefore inedible. The water was so clear … Continued

Smelt

Smelt History and Recipe

Eulachon, Oolichan, Candlefish, Hooligan    Photo of drawing reproduced from the Journals of Lewis and Clark (Illustration by Meriwether Lewis from American Philosophical Society)   “This evening we were visited … Continued