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Sand Dab Fillets

What’s a Sand Dab Fillet?  The question of the day from many tourists that visit us down at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is “what does a Sand Dab look like?”   The Sand Dab is a small flat fish that belongs to

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Calamari Marinara Sauce

Calamari Marinara Sauce is a delicious sauce for spaghetti.  Three of our favorite foods – Calamari, Tomatoes, and Spaghetti.  Comfort food for us.  Calamari or Squid as its also referred to is harvested from Monterey down South off the California Coastline.  If

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Albacore Tuna Sandwich – Good Old-fashion Favorite

Albacore Tuna Sandwich

Albacore Tuna Sandwich is a good old-fashion favorite of our family.   We only use the best quality Albacore Tuna to start our good old-fashioned sandwiches.   In the old days, we would only eat the Albacore Tuna our grandfather, Tom Lazio canned.  He

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San Francisco’s Cioppino

San Francisco’s Cioppino is simply a delicious fish stew.  San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf is known for Cioppino a dish full of seafood with a tomato sauce base.  The main ingredient is the Pacific Ocean’s Treasure – Dungeness Crabs.  Sometimes we

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Broiled Sablefish

Broiled Sablefish is a luxurious fish according to its different names.  Sablefish – Black Cod – Butterfish are some of the names for this sustainable fish is referred by. Sablefish is high in Omega 3s.   It is an oily fish which is

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Wild California King Salmon

 Wild California King Salmon  is for sure the top of the line when we talk salmon.  Nonno Tom, our grandfather, taught us that there was nothing better than the Kings!  He taught us how to hold a Wild California King Salmon like a

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Baked Shrimp in Parchment

I’ve just discovered baking seafood in parchment paper.  Last night, it was Baked Shrimp in Parchment.  Boy, was it easy, moist, flavorful, and delicious.  I’m always looking for easy recipes to cook since I work long hours.  By the time I get

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California Halibut with a Roman Flair!

California Halibut with a Roman flair is a recipe that has been passed down for generations.  Sometimes I like to add chopped tomatoes or tomato sauce or capers to this recipe.  Fresh California Halibut is the main ingredient.  Our family has always preferred

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Shrimp Meat Salad

This Shrimp Meat Salad recipe is a favorite of our family.  Ideal for family night dinner or potluck for a crowd. Coldwater Shrimp from Oregon or Washington. The shrimp are already cooked and peeled.  I like that since that just cut

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Scampi Butter Sauce Recipe

I love this Scampi Butter Sauce Recipe.  Its easy to make after a long day at work.   I first made it for a sauce to go on the Calamari Steaks.  The Calamari Steaks didn’t need it but I was looking

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