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Basil and Sunflower Tilapia

It’s gray and dismal outside my office window this morning. It feels more like 6 am than 7 am as the clouds hang thick. The grass, which is just starting to show signs of the brilliant hue that we’ll love for three seasons, looks muted and pathetic. This is not the sunny day I was …

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Easy Breaded Cod Recipe

This quick and easy recipe for Easy Breaded Cod is perfect for kids and adults. Cajun spice lends flavor to the breading without making it spicy. What is it with all of the food allergies and sensitivities in the world today? Back in my day, peanut butter and jelly was a mainstay on the cafeteria …

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Coconut Crusted Mahi Mahi

My son Will, who’s almost 3, and I love fish. We both love the many flavors of it, and I love how nutritious it is. Mahi mahi is one of my favorites, but it can be quite pricey, so pick some up when it’s on sale (it was last week!) and try this. The crunchy …

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Easy Sauteed Catfish

Easy Sautéed Catfish

Seasoned simply with olive oil, salt and pepper and finished with a sprinkle of lemon juice, Easy Sautéed Catfish is a wonderful quick and easy recipe for busy nights. When I was younger — probably 8 or 9 — I struggled with the limited array of fish, vegetables and fruit served around my house. While …

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Lobster Risotto (Lobster Recipe)

Decadent, creamy risotto goes upscale in this Lobster Risotto recipe. The key to making this dish is to be patient and let it cook slowly to perfection. Making risotto is like meditation. The repetitive stirring, the extreme patience, repeat, repeat … it’s culinary yoga. Liquid is added little by little to the arborio rice. After …

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Beer Steamed Clams

Beer Steamed Clams

Last week, we relaxed by the Connecticut shoreline. It’s something I have done summer after summer since I was a baby. And it’s something that I hope Will looks back on with fond memories when he’s an adult, just like I do. Some things have changed since childhood though. For instance, whereas my grandmother used …

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