Category: Seafood

Wild Boar Andouille Sausage Hood Canal Shrimp and Cheesy grits Y’ALL

I have been in a “artistic cooking rut” lately.  I just haven’t had the energy or the focus to work on recipes lately.  I know it happens, but I didn’t know what would happen next.  About two months ago, I was watching a news…

Lemon Dill Piccata Rockfish (Sea bass)

This summer a groupl of friends went up to Alaska on a fishing trip.  In the midst of targeting King Salmon, we would get hammered by black rock fish.  One of the guys on the trip told us it was his favorite fish so we…

New England Clam Chowder with Razor Clams

Over the past 10 years I have been looking for the best clam chowder recipe I could find.  My friend, Grover has also been on this quest and so the two of us have scoured the earth for the perfect … Source: New England…

BBQ Oysters with Chimi Mayo and Manchego Cheese

If you follow this blog, you will know there is a lot of BBQ oyster throw downs conducted in my world and on this blog.  I have searched the world over, and have conducted hours upon hours of research in the library, as well…

Jason’s Hood Canal BBQ Shrimp Cocktail

As you all already know, I love the Hood Canal.  I love it not only for its grand beauty and great people, but the product the area produces with the best oysters, crab, and shrimp I have ever had.  The water is so clear,…

Mushroom Broth with Seared Halibut and Orzo Soup

One of my favorite top five fish to eat is Halibut.  Recently, I got finished a month of Salmon fishing on the Columbia river in Oregon and got to take a break to go up with my friends called the “Horseman” to Alaska.  We…

Bacon Crusted Cedar Plank Salmon with Maple-Ginger Glaze

I am always doing research on food and recipes.  I know I am coming into one of the best Oregon salmon seasons in the next few weeks so I am mentally preparing and conducting my research.  I know my clients are going to ask…

Sundried Tomato Pesto with Andouille Sausauge, Mushrooms, and Prawns

After our recent successful spotted shrimp season we had last weekend, I thought what can I do with these prawns/shrimp?  I had left over Andouille sausage from my oyster competition.  I had a nice jar of sun-dried tomato pesto in the pantry.  No problem, I got…

2014 Hood Canal BBQ Oyster Championship

We have been having this BBQ Oyster Championship with the Hester’s for a while.  This year, we invited them to have the competition in Hoods Canal, Washington where the best oysters in the world reside.  They have never been there before, so they accepted the…

Return to the Hood Canal for Spotted Shrimp

One of my favorite times of the year is the late Spring up at the Hood Canal.  We have some friends up there that have been generous enough to be patient with us Oregonians and teach us about shrimping.  When Trevor and I think…