Category Archives: Fish and Seafood

How to Boil Live Lobsters

Great Deal!  Loblaws and Hartmans has live market lobsters for the low price of $5.99 lb /13.21/kg. This is savings of over $5 lb.  They weight 1 – 1.5 lbs each. How to Cook a live Lobster: Bring 2 litres … Continue reading

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Cajun spiced fish on a bed of tomato sauce

We had this memorable meal at a restaurant in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  The intense heat compliments the flavour of the fish by lightly charring the surface. To avoid overcooking, remove the fish from the pan just as the last … Continue reading

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Oysters

We were extremely happy with how big and fresh tasting they were.  To open them you will need an oyster shucker knife that can be purchased at most seafood stores for about 3 dollars and a thick dish towel to … Continue reading

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Roast Prosciutto-Wrapped Fish

I made a slight variation on this recipe with decent results.  It was inexpensive, fast to make and quite tasty – a good recipe for a weekday meal.  I suggest using walnuts instead of pine nuts because of their exorbitant … Continue reading

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Mussels – Belgian style!

This time of year the LCBO is full of holiday gift packs & beers of the season promotions.   Yesterday, I was delighted to find a 6 pack of Exclusive Belgian Ales among the holiday selection. I was fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Pasta: Lemon shrimp in tomato sauce with garlic and basil

For years I have been trying to make tomato sauce but I have never been able to get it to taste just right -my sauce was okay but it was always lacking that certain something …. that va va voom … Continue reading

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Lobster stuffed ravioli

The weather was really nice this weekend so we walked to “China Town” to get some seafood from our favorite fish store Ha Long Fish and Seafood Market .  After perusing the many choices of fresh fish we decided to … Continue reading

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