Categotry Archives: Seafood

Smokin’ ribs, shrimp, salmon

Memorial day, we were invited to a friend’s house for a soiree using his new smoker for the 1st time. It was Memorial Day and I really wanted to do some grillin’, not just consume it.  I wanted get my own smoker going.  I like how I do it. And Deana had been wanting to try some smoked Cajun garlic shrimp.… (more…)

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Tapas

Tapas has been popular around the world for a long time, but only recently in the United States. You may have ordered Spanish Tapas as an appetizer or even as a small plate meal with several tapas. The word tapas translates as ‘cover’ or ‘lid’ in Spanish. It stems from the bar-room custom of serving a drink with a small… (more…)

New! A type of oysters on the half shell

  Much like wine, the flavor of oysters changes based on weather, region and method of cultivation. We’re lovers of oysters on the half shell. Not quite oysterholics, but we’re pretty close when we get cravings. The “official” term for an oyster lover is ostreaphile. We’ve tried raw oysters from all corners of

Terrific Belgian Meal and Great Beers

The other night we went to the Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe with good friends Roland and Heather. It was our first time there, and we’ll definitely be going back. One thing I like is they’re local local. Just three locations in the area. Roland and I have had more than one Belgian beer night at my house over the… (more…)