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Caldeirada de Peixe (Portuguese Fish Stew)

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Caldeirada de Peixe, a traditional Portuguese fish stew, is an iconic Portuguese dish. It’s a classic fisherman’s stew, made with the catch of the day, fresh vegetables, and classic Portuguese spices. Like any great native seafood stew, recipes (and opinions) vary from region to region, town to town, family to family. Made with fresh ingredients […]

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5 Bluefish Recipes Cooked In 5 Different Ways

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So many bluefish recipes. So little time. Literally! Bluefish are only in season briefly, migrating to our northeastern shores during the summer months. They are a favorite of recreational fishermen for their voracious fight. But alas, they are highly misunderstood and underappreciated for their culinary potential. In this post, I’m going to share five different […]

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How to Make the BEST Lobster Ravioli Sauce

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It’s not hard to make a lobster ravioli sauce. There are many suitable choices from tomato-based sauces to pesto to alfredo to a brown butter sauce. But I think a light garlicky cream sauce with hints of wine, herbs, and lemon is the perfect choice for lobster ravioli. It’s quite easy to make and most […]

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Monkfish Soup with Ginger, Lemongrass, and Lime

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This monkfish soup recipe is inspired by my love of Southeast Asia. The ginger, lemongrass, lime, and cilantro give the broth a southeast Asian-inspired feel without it being a true Southeast Asian soup. Adding fish sauce and chiles (and perhaps galangal instead of ginger) would bring it more into that realm. But I wanted to […]

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Bourride (French Monkfish Stew)

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Bourride (pronounced “boo-reed-a”) is a French monkfish stew whose defining feature is an aioli made with olive oil, garlic, lemon, and mustard, that infuses the broth, slightly thickening it into a velvety texture and turning it a gorgeous golden yellow color. Bourride may not be as famous as Bouillabaisse, its world-renowned French Provencal sibling, but it […]

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100 Seafood Soup Recipes from Around the World

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Take any coastal region of the world. If you dig deep enough, you’ll find dozens if not hundreds of native seafood soup recipes in that region. Most of these you won’t ever find on the internet. In fact, the overwhelming majority of seafood soups remain relatively obscure. Take New England, for example, a region known […]

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A Simple Seafood Soup Recipe

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When most people think of a seafood soup recipe they think of something like New England clam chowder or lobster bisque. But what if you could make your own type of seafood soup recipe? And what if it could be just as delicious as chowder or bisque? And what if you could make it 30 […]

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The 6 Types of Clam Chowder in New England

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Contrary to popular belief, there are many different types of clam chowder in New England. If you live far outside New England, you might only know the famous creamy version. But if you live within New England, you may know the other regional styles, which means you may be able to name four kinds of […]

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An Authentic New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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In New England, the debate over what is a truly authentic New England clam chowder recipe can get pretty heated. Arguments typically center around the different types of clam chowder in New England. Some argue for a New England clam chowder without any thickening such as a Milky Maine clam chowder. Others argue for chowder […]

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Is Clam Chowder Healthy? The Answer May Suprise You

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Ask a hundred random people, “Is clam chowder healthy?” and I guarantee that around ninety percent would say “no.” Let’s face it, anything that includes cream and bacon is automatically perceived as unhealthy by the majority of people. Overly rich and sludgy canned clam chowder furthers the perception that all clam chowder is unhealthy. As […]

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How to Make a Wild Salmon Chowder

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Red, yellow and green. It’s not too often you get such unique colors in a chowder! In this wild salmon chowder recipe, yellow corn, green peas and the deep rich red flesh of a wild-caught salmon (as opposed to the pale pink of farm-raised salmon) make for a striking presentation. Most importantly, it’s delicious! I […]

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