Category: Seafood

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…

Springer Salmon Miso-Glazed with Sesame

Springer Salmon season came and went fast.  We had high water with the heavy rains, then the sun came out to basically give us two weeks of good fishing.  Those two weeks produced some good fish and great smiles. I hate fishing the Willamette….

BBQ Oysters with Garlic, Shallots, Bacon, and Pepperjack Cheese

This is my second post of my 45th birthday celebration.  The group had moved down to the fire pit while I was putting together some bbq oysters, they had just finished off four huge fresh Dungeness crabs. So the boys were getting prime rib…