Archive for the 'Shellfish' Category

She-Crab Soup Recipe

It’s been cool here this weekend, so i though about some soup! How about some crab soup? Better yet, some easy she-crab soup. Below is a good and simple crab soup recipe. The best is a Maryland crab soup recipe. Try this recipe out and let me know what you think. If you have another […]

King Crab Fettuccine Recipe

This recipe is creamy and delicious this is a very simple dish to prepare. If you like you can prepare your noodles the day before. You can use fresh, frozen, or canned king crab for this recipe. If you need a healthier recipe for this fettuccine, you can use fat-free half-and-half and a heart healthy […]

Oven – Roasted Dungeness Crab Recipe

I fixed this oven- roasted Dungeness crab recipe the other day.  This is a great recipe to cook for yourself and a loved one, or someone special. This Dungeness crab recipe on takes about 20 minutes to cook. The buttery sauce that coats the crabmeat and the shells is part of the pleasure of this […]

Hot Clam Tarts Recipe

Makes: 36 Tarts Pastry for 2-crust pie 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup light cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 2 teaspoon dry sherry 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 (6 1/2-ounce) can minced clams, drained 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Roll out pastry, then cut into 2 1/2-inch […]

Clam Dip Recipe

Makes: 1 1/2 cups 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 (6 1/2-ounce) can minced clams, drained 1. In bowl, blend cream cheese and sour cream together well. Stir in lemon juice, salt, pepper, and worcestershire sauce. 2. Fold […]


Fish and shellfish make terrific entrees as well as delectable appetizers, soups, and salads. Not only are they delicious foods, but they are nutritious foods as well since they are high in protein and low in saturated fats. Some seafood, such as clams, oysters, and shrimp, are good sources of iron and most seafood is […]

Fresh Fish and Shellfish

Fresh fish and shellfish are favored entrees on the menus of Southern restaurants, and they are equally popular in home kitchens. With the myriad lakes and rivers, and the Gulf furnishing a long coastline for fishing, a fresh catch is economical as well as enjoyable. Many varieties of fresh fish and shellfish are indigenous to […]

Dips and Sauces

Many fish and seafood dishes are cooked in sauces, or have spices and herbs added later for flavoring. Seafood, especially, is often used for cocktails. Sauces for shrimp, lobster, or crab cocktails may range from the mild to the very hot and spicy. Poached, fried, or baked fish and shellfish can always be improved with […]


It is said that scallops are named for the characteristic scalloped edges of the shells in which they are generally served. These shells are often used for individual baking dishes since they can withstand the heat of the oven. Bay scallops are small and dainty, and have a more delicate flavor than sea scallops, and […]


The lobster is known as the “king of the shellfish,” so take great care to treat him royally when he becomes your dinner. Frozen or canned lobster is available, but fresh is an ultimate taste treat. To prepare a fresh lobster, remove and discard the black intestinal vein and the small stomach sac. Also, throw […]


In the shallow waters of bays, sounds, and channels scattered along the Atlantic coast from Massachusetts to Texas, travelers from inland areas have sometimes observed an unusual sight. A child attaches a large piece of meat to a string, drops it into the water, and jerks up a large crab whose pincers are clamped to the […]


Because the clam has been established in our minds as a chowder ingredient, many people do not realize the wide variety of other dishes which can be prepared with this popular shellfish. Like oysters, they are also enjoyed raw. Clams may be purchased fresh, canned, stock or frozen (already prepared by various methods) in most […]


Although there is a popular belief that oysters should only be eaten in months with names that contain an  ” r “, this is not entirely true. Due to advanced methods of food preservation, they are available ( and delicious ) year-round. Oysters may be bought in the shell, fresh or frozen, shucked, or canned. […]