Gulf Coast BBQ Oysters

  ¬†Photo: SoWal.com Enjoy the oyster log at Stinky’s Fish Camp on 30A in Dune Allen, or at their sister restaurant, Trenasse in New Orleans. Their motto is oysters are served all day all ways, and as an expert on bivalve consumption, I can attest to the fact that they have an amazing array for…

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The Hartley’s Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Apricot Jam

I was raised on bacon wrapped water chestnuts and bacon wrapped scallops. Mother always served them when she entertained, which was quite often. I learned to love anything wrapped in bacon, and these bite size goodies are protein packed and hit the spot. This is a recipe that George and Ann Hartley learned while at…

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Gulf Coast Cioppino

A Sicilian dish first concocted by Italian Fisherman in San Francisco, Cioppino is a saffron based seafood stew made with shrimp, fish, mussels and other seafood. The secret to classic bruschetta is stale bread. 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup fresh basil Italian seasoning, a…

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Tuna Melt Canapes

My mother and father had many military functions to attend when I was growing up, and my sister and I enjoyed watching our parents dress the part. Dad in his military whites and mother in her gowns and jewelry, the 60’s had enjoyable fashion moments. On these special nights, my mother made it meaningful for…

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Tuna Ceviche topped with Red Pepper Sauce

Ingredients: Ceviche 1/2 lb sushi-grade tuna, cubed 1 avocado, cubed 1 T chili sauce 1 t cumin 1 T lime juice 1 T cilantro, chopped Red Pepper Sauce 1 roasted red pepper, peeled 4 garlic cloves 5 T extra virgin olive oil 1 T lemon juice 3 T honey 1/2 t cayenne pepper 1/2 t…

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Po Boy, Food Is Love

  Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Po-Boy Recipe by: Food Is Love INGREDIENTS Shrimp (Medium, Shelled & Deveined, approx 5 per sandwich) Bacon (half cooked) BBQ Sauce (recipe at bottom) Sub Rolls Boston Lettuce (or your choice of a crispy fresh lettuce) Tomato (meaty) 1 cup Smoky Mayo (recipe at bottom)*BBQ Sauce Ingredients* 2 cups Ketchup 1/2…

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