If I had used more tomato, achiote and cilantro, this would have been arroz marinero. If I had used bacon or tasso instead of olive oil, it would have been Creole rice. If I had added saffron and chicken or sausage, the dish would have veered closer to paella. As it was, I had some very good […]
Photo by Judith Hausman This seafood spread is a snap. My food souvenir from a week on a New England island was a couple of filets of smoked, local mackerel, purchased as we waited for the ferry to return us to reality. I usually bring home a precious piece of the iconic bluefish, with […]
Photo by Judith Hausman Kabobs are simple and fun to make. Grilled seafood is light and easy in the summer. I’m lucky enough to have reliable access to relatively local fish where I live, from Long Island, N.Y., and the nearby Connecticut shore, as well as greater New England. Skewering with seasonal vegetables is […]
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