Crab Meat Dip

This recipe gives you some latitude for spiciness. Chili sauce traditionally is a mild red chili sauce – Heinz or similar variety. But, in this modern age of sriracha sauce, you can kick it up as spicy as you want! The sour cream will cool the burn and make this dip a savory star of … Continue reading

Abalone

Most of us are familiar with the beautiful abalone shell, the blue, pink and silver wavy center that makes us think of the ocean, and even the crusty outside that has the mysterious holes. Abalone are a sea creature that lives in the rocky areas of the shore, and up to 30′ deep, and are … Continue reading

Shrimp Rabbit Sandwich

  I assure you, no fluffy bunnies were harmed in the making of this dish. I am not certain why this is called a rabbit sandwich, or even a sandwich honestly. It may date from the era of pot lucks and cocktail parties that featured bacon wrapped livers (aka rumaki), lime jello creations and things … Continue reading

Fish Cakes

Fish cakes can be served with basic tartar sauce or more fancy aioli sauce, kept simple to preserve the flavor of the fish or jazzed up with Parmesan cheese and garlic. The choice is yours. This recipe from Maggie Ritchie give a good base for fish cakes that is still followed today in upscale kitchens … Continue reading

Oyster Soup

This recipe for oyster soup had me turning to the internet to research. Because this is at least 110 years old, some cooking terminology and ingredients have changed over the years. Right off the bat I must make it clear that the oysters are to be shelled prior to cooking. It might sound like common … Continue reading