Grouper with a Blue Crab Sauce Supreme and Plantain Crackle

Christey joins a for-fun photo expo every month on Flickr where food is the subject. This month is a diptych, "From the market to the table". The idea is a picture of food at the store (or soon after), and a picture of a prepared meal using that food ingredient. There are bonus bragging rights for getting the ingredient from your backyard. So, I immediately thought of something with blue crab … [Read more...]

Blue Crab Bisque, with Shrimp Stir Fry

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We live on a canal, which in turn feeds into the mouth of a river, which then feeds into a lagoon, which makes its way to the Atlantic. Which is a roundabout way of saying I could sail around the world from my backyard and return, except I don't think our canal is deep enough to take the draft of a world-cruising sailboat, even if I could afford one. Our canal does, however, host plenty of salt … [Read more...]