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(Sorta Meatless Monday) Coconut Basil Shrimp Stir-Fry

May 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I’m not sure if there’s an official rule about seafood on Meatless Monday, but I’ve generally avoided it thus far. Since part of the purpose of Meatless Monday is to raise awareness of the environmental impact of our food choices, I figured I’d make an exception for a farewell to Gulf shrimp. This dinner was [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes · seafood · weeknight meals

Lemon Artichoke Risotto with Shrimp

March 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Facing an empty fridge upon our return home from vacation, I was in need of groceries and inspiration this past weekend. I happened to catch a mention on Twitter of food52‘s risotto party and was inspired to make a spring risotto. I knew I wanted to include lemon and mint, and had been intrigued by [...]

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Tags: grains · meatless monday · recipes · seafood · sustainable family supper · vegetarian

Wild Salmon Salad (mayo-free)

February 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Fish, and its magical omega-3 fatty acids, is really important for pregnant women and young kids alike.  But it’s important to eat the right fish, and canned wild salmon is both an affordable and sustainable alternative to some other types (looking at you, tuna). According to KidSafe Seafood, canned wild salmon contains four times the [...]

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Tags: fish · proteins · recipes · salmon · seafood

Blog for the Bay to Save our Chesapeake Blue Crabs

April 22nd, 2009 · 7 Comments

I use the term “Chesapeake Bay Foodshed” to describe the region from which we source as much of our fresh food as possible. Foodshed is a play on the term “watershed,” and it’s no secret that the Chesapeake Bay watershed is in trouble. Aside from a love of fresh oysters, crab and fish, I have [...]

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Tags: PSA · eatLocalDC · seafood

Shellfish on Friday

February 27th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Now that Lent is here, I have even more incentive to try new seafood recipes to incorporate more sustainable seafood into our diet. This was actually our Shrove Tuesday pancake meal, but we will definitely be making it again. Shellfish is loaded with nutrients (scallops with vitamin B12) and while my son isn’t yet slurping [...]

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Tags: fish · recipes · seafood