Quick & Easy BBQ Shrimp #ALBeachBlogger

On my return home last night from the Alabama Gulf Coast, a gift of fresh local caught shrimp from Billy’s Seafood was waiting in my fridge. It had been overnighted from my friends at the tourism department along with a few perks like an entire Hope’s Cheesecake, Box of Zatarain’s Seafood Boil, a Beach Bag full of…

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Seagrove Village MarketCafe’s Barbeque Shrimp & Grits

Seagrove Village MarketCafe is one of our favorite Gulf Coast Restaurants. Located at the corner of 30A and 395 in South Walton, they have been featured in Southern Living, Garden and Gun, Travel & Leisure, and Coastal Living. Known for having the best Seafood and Burgers served in a laid-back atmosphere, you will want to give…

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Marinated Crab Claws

I have written many times on this blog that my family loves seafood. We all can eat marinated crab claws like candy! With my kids, parents, friends and even my former husband and his spouse here for the holidays, we will be consuming quite a bit of shellfish, bivalves and other delicacies. I’m so happy…

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Gulf Coast Shrimp Taco’s with Florida Avocado

Living in the Florida Panhandle I’m lucky to have an abundance of wonderful seafood that comes fresh off the docks from local fishermen. I decided to use the Classic Castello in my Shrimp Tacos as it is smooth and has a slightly smoky aroma with a spicy hint of mountain herbs. I found some wonderful corn…

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Yellowedge Grouper with Savory Sweet Corn Pudding, Oyster Mushroom Vinaigrette & Petite Greens

Recipe: Recipe courtesy Executive Chef Brian Murray, Fish Out of Water, WaterColor, Florida Show: Emeril’s Florida Episode: South Walton Beaches If you would like to read more about Executive Chef Brian Murray at WaterColor Inn & Resort, click here. Oyster Mushroom Vinaigrette: 2 cups oyster mushrooms stems removed 2 1/2 ounces fine quality extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and…

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Florida Shrimp Scampi

Scampi refers to shrimp that are split, brushed with garlicky butter and broiled. This recipe calls for flavoring the butter with lemon, garlic, parsley and thyme, then dotting it liberally on shrimp and roasting the Gulf Coast delicacy until it sizzles. Florida Shrimp Scampi

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Gulf Coast Smoked Tuna Dip #SuperBowl

  I happen to love smoked tuna dip. Not canned, overly wet, and not whipped in a blender. I also happen to think Chef Dave Bishop at Bud & Alley’s Restaurant located in Seaside, Florida, makes the best. It is packed with fresh smoked chunks of fish, full of flavor and served with lavash. Chef…

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