• Sitka Salmon Shares - Wild Salmon King Salmon

    Sitka Salmon Shares: Wild Alaskan King Salmon

    Seafood lover? Want to support small boat fisherman? Sitka Salmon Shares has their October Early Bird sale going on right now! If you remember back in the spring, Sitka Salmon Shares was kind enough to send me a box of seafood all caught by small boat fisherman in Alaska. It was awesome! They were really nice to me again and sent me a box of Wild Alaskan King Salmon and I have a promo code for you! How do shares work? Community Supported Fishery (CSF) members purchase their very own “shares” of our harvest. Similar to preorders or vegetable shares ordered through your favorite CSA, these purchases determine how much fish…

  • Stuffed Salmon

    Stuffed Salmon

    How has your weekend been so far? Good, I hope! Yesterday I had to run some errands like returning something at the mall and placing orders for flooring, etc. Home ownership/renovation errands galore over here. I’ve got plans to go apple picking today with some friends! Hopefully that will turn out well – you can follow my Instagram stories because I’ll probably have some stories from my apple picking adventures on there. Today, I’m sharing this stuffed salmon recipe that I’ve made via Pinterest and loved! As with most of the recipes I find I basically followed the recipe I found. The only thing that I changed was that I used…

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    Sitka Salmon Shares + Black Bass Red Curry

    It’s always fun to get some complimentary items due to blogging, but it’s extra fun when it’s food related. Sitka Salmon Shares sent me a complimentary box of seafood! Sitka Salmon Shares sends you fish and seafood straight from the fishermen and it’s all caught in Alaska and in the North Pacific. In fact, the packaging of your fish will tell you who caught it! The way Sitka Salmon Shares works is you buy a share. Meaning, you choose how many months share you want (for example a 4 months salmon share or a 7 months premium seafood share) and each month you will receive a box of seafood! Each piece…

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    Shrimp Foil Packets

    Have you made anything in foil packets? They’re so easy to put together and they make for easy clean up! A year or two ago I saw them make a foil or parchment paper packet (I forget which or maybe they did both) on The Kitchen and it gave me the idea to make them more often myself. The possibilities of what you can make are endless. I’ve done fish and shrimp, but I’m sure you could do non-seafood meat as well. For this one I used shrimp, sugar snap peas, potato, zucchini and tomatoes. Since potatoes take a lot longer to cook than everything else I cook that first and cut…

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    Food,  Life,  Travel

    24 Hours in Baltimore

    Last Friday I headed down to Baltimore for the day/overnight with my family because it had been a few years since we’d been there and we all wanted to eat/bring home some crab. While the trip was a nice time, there were weird things happening left and right the entire 24 hours there. Then, I remembered it was Friday the 13th so maybe it was just Friday the 13th vibes! Without making this post super long, let me just quickly recap through bullet points what we did and the bizarre things will be sprinkled in there. The drive to Baltimore was pretty smooth and uneventful. It took us about 3.5…

  • Smoked Salmon Spread

    Smoked Salmon Spread

    A student of mine was recently talking about how much she loved visiting Alaska on a vacation she went on last year and it reminded me of the trip I took to the beautiful state 2 years ago. Since I was reminiscing, I remembered I never shared a really easy and delicious snack courtesy of my trip to Alaska! If you followed my blog back 2 years ago, then you might remember I want on a land & cruise trip around Alaska. On one of the first days there, I went on a Riverboat trip. While on the boat, they had a few snacks made out of Captain Jim’s Smoked…

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    Food,  Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Layered

    I’m so happy it’s Friday! I’ve been so tired all week and I can’t wait to relax a little this weekend. Last week’s photo challenge was “Layered” and for some reason I immediately thought of food. Then I just had to think of what kind of layered food I had a photo of that was photo challenge worthy. I decided on this photo I took from an intense seafood dinner at Fishman Lobster Clubhouse with family while in Toronto over the summer. They are famous for their mountains of lobster and crab. This is a photo of the tower of King Crab Legs we got! Isn’t that nuts?! Talk about…

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    Boulevard Seafood

    Back in August I went out to dinner with my parents and brother for my parents’ anniversary. We went to a seafood restaurant nearby, Boulevard Seafood. They have a small seafood market inside and they have a small cafe and bakery attached to the restaurant that is owned by the same owners. The restaurant was pretty crowded that night and despite having a reservation we had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated. I would normally have no problem with a short wait, however it was a tad annoying when we had a reservation and groups who were walk-ins were seated right away. But anyway, the atmosphere is really nice and…

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    Seafood Pasta

    I don’t know about you, but I tend to eat a lot more seafood in the summer months. The food post I bring to you today is an easy (what else is new) pasta dish with shrimp, scallops, and clams. First, I pan-seared the shrimp and scallops. For the sauce, I used garlic and onions (that I first browned), white wine, anchovy paste, and the clam juice from the canned clams. Next, pour the sauce into the pasta pot and toss. Lastly, add in the seafood. Finally, plate your seafood pasta and add some parsley for garnish!