Category Archives: Recipes

Pan Fried Scallops with Smoked Gouda Grits

Pan Fried Scallops with Smoked Gouda Grits

It’s that time of year again. On Florida’s west coast, scalloping is in full swing. In State waters from the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County in the north to the Hernando-Pasco county line in the south anglers and civilians alike are out on the water harvesting all the delicious, shelled bounty the law allows. So, naturally, our… Continue Reading

Accessorize Your Fish Fry

Accessorize Your Fish Fry

Madeira Beach hosted the annual All American Grunt Hunt a week or so ago and along with the normal tournament activities they, as in years past, included a big old fashioned fish fry. As I munched down on some deep fried Grunt filets I got to thinking about just what it was, about a fish… Continue Reading

Pan Seared Hogfish and Beet Stack Salad

Pan Seared Hogfish and Beet Stack Salad

Hog Snapper, with its delicate texture, mild flavor and slightly sweet undertones is, imho, best served with as little preparatory competition as possible. For my money, it is all too easy to lose the fish in the prep if you are not careful. Simply prepared, Hogfish pairs well with a wide range of “stouter” dishes. All that… Continue Reading