Restaurant Rave: Ecco Vino Seafood and Wine Bar in Edinburgh
I was a travel-weary pilgrim looking for a solo seat at a restaurant on a Saturday night in Edinburgh, and Ecco Vino provided a rave-worthy experience.
Open to New Things
I was afraid to cook mussels! I thought they wouldn’t open up, or that I would overcook them, or that they’d somehow know I was a bivalve mollusk amateur.
Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back
Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.
We’re Not Crabby, We’re Happy!
Crabs caught just off our dock at Gumbo Cove were perfectly satisfying and reminiscent of my childhood at the beach in Gilchrist, TX.
Fall in Love with this Arugula, Goat Cheese and Shrimp Salad with Balsamic Dressing
This is a winning team of ingredients, my friends! The peppery arugula is the perfect foundation for the creamy goat cheese and shrimp, and the balsamic dressing ties it all together like a bow on a birthday present.
A Super-Easy Way to Cook Shrimp for Use in Recipes
Here’s an easy, foolproof, delicious and quick way to cook shrimp: roasting it in a very hot oven. And then you can use it in a variety of dishes, like this lovely salad.
Call It Louis or Call It Louie? Either Way, It’s a Great Summer Salad
Crab Louie is a perfect summer salad, but you don’t have to stop at crab – other seafood like plank-grilled salmon or shrimp are just as good.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Making Crawfish Bread at Home
We are in anticipation mode again – y’all know we love our Jazz Fest! – and looking to stoke up our NOLA daydreams via our tastebuds. This time, we chose something totally new to our kitchen: crawfish bread.
Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions
A seafood boil is a communal experience, something you eat with your hands, get all over your face and don’t regret a messy morsel of.
Seafood to Celebrate 88 Revolutions Around the Sun
My mother in law LOVES seafood. And for every celebratory occasion, she’s happy just to go to a seafood restaurant. Really, we ALL love seafood, so we welcomed the opportunity to have a big appetizer for Riki’s 88th revolution around the sun. It’s easy to […]
Epic Seafood Boil Memories from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
A Glover Gardens reader shares childhood memories of seafood boils: “total freedom and good eating in a safe corner of the world”. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi is one of Expedia’s Most Beautiful Towns in America list, and now on my Must-Go list.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Making Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Blackened Fish at Home
Building anticipation for the New Orleans Jazz Fest by cooking some of our favorite Louisiana recipes at home, like Paul Prudhomme’s blackened fish. Yum!
Found Recipe: Smoked Salmon 7-Layer Dip
This Smoked Salmon 7-Layer dip from Bon Appetit is very festive and just right for a holiday party.
Smoked Salmon Spread
We love salmon at Glover Gardens. Smoked, baked, grilled – you name it. Occasionally, there are leftovers, which we regard with glee, because that means we can make this salmon spread. We prefer to make it with Tom’s Smoked Salmon, but any smoked or cooked […]
Tom’s Smoked Salmon
The Grill-Meister is also a Smoke-Meister. His wood-smoked salmon is truly awesome. Even people who don’t like fish love Tom’s Smoked Salmon. It’s just that good.
Found Recipe: (Marvelous) Planked Salmon with (Marvelous) Spice Rub
If you’ve read my About page, you know that I really like to play with recipes. Add this, increase that, amp up the spices a bit…you know the drill. Well, once in a while, I find a recipe that simply can’t be improved. I try, but…the recipe is already perfect.
OK, who doesn’t love quesadillas? They’re like a tiny, warm little sandwich your mother made for you to eat after school. Yum. Portable, finger-food, dip-able, easy to make. Did I say yum? Did I say easy? I’ve got a dozen quesadilla approaches, maybe more. Today I’m […]