Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

Oysters - Menu ideas and recipes for golden tilefish, chipotle, greens, oysters, ground pork, and asparagus

Menu ideas and recipes for golden tilefish, chipotle, greens, oysters, ground pork, and asparagus Chipotle golden tilefish I love this chipotle salmon recipe but we get so much local fish from our seafood store that I hardly ever buy salmon, so I made it with golden tilefish instead. On the side, a mix of greens …

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flounder piccata, this person took way too many capers - plus menu ideas and recipes for flounder, lemons, zucchini, black sea bass, oysters, asparagus, and broccoli

Menu ideas and recipes for flounder, lemons, zucchini, black sea bass, oysters, asparagus, and broccoli Flounder piccata I took advantage of two pounds of flounder in the freezer and made enough flounder piccata for two nights. I gave myself extra points because I had plenty of leftovers for two lunches too. I love piccata sauce—lemon …

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Menu ideas and recipes for catfish, triggerfish, rigatoni with pork ragu, asparagus, donuts and growing spring onions from scraps Catfish and triggerfish I’ve been making this Thai Style Catfish recipe for years. However, instead of using regular granulated sugar like the recipe suggests, I use brown or palm sugar, and I sprinkle chopped cilantro all …

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A quick dinner of chicken, asparagus and warm spices that’s full of color and flavor. Now that asparagus is in season again, we’re having it at least once a week. Depending where you shop, you can find local asparagus, and it’s not so pricey this time of year, at least not in most markets. I …

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A tasty dinner of shrimp and asparagus roasted with black garlic and lemon—the perfect choice when you’re low on time. ~~~ My brother from another mother is a black garlic fiend. Some even know him as Black Garlic Man. I can’t blame him. Black garlic is pretty darn tasty—lots of flavor yet much more mild, …

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