Category - Seafood

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Duet: Shrimp and Grits / Fleetwood Mac “Rumours”
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Duet: Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers / Beach Boys “Surfin’ Safari”
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Duet: Crab Cakes / The Honeydrippers “Volume One”

Duet: Shrimp and Grits / Fleetwood Mac “Rumours”

The food: I am new to seafood. After being a strict vegetarian for most of my life, I returned to my carnivorous roots about 5 years ago. While I took to beef and chicken quickly, seafood remained on my no-way-José list. I was certain seafood was gross, an opinion based entirely on the fish sticks I ate as a child (there are no oceans near St. Louis!). After[…]

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Duet: Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers / Beach Boys “Surfin’ Safari”

The food: One of my favorite things about Cooking with Vinyl is meeting other bloggers, especially those who like to write about cooking. This post is the result of tweeting back and forth with Jay and Dee in Birmingham UK (@jay_and_dee). Their blog is Cook It, Eat It, Blog It, Brum, which offers up great recipes, sometimes with soundtracks. Very cool. They recently asked me to[…]

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Duet: Crab Cakes / The Honeydrippers “Volume One”

The food: Growing up in the Midwest, far from an ocean, my exposure to seafood as a child was mostly limited to fried fish sticks. Although I grew to appreciate the flavor of fish, mollusks, and other deep-sea finds, I never considered cooking them. Crab cakes, for example, sounded far too exotic for my limited culinary skills. Boy was I wrong! I decided to conquer my fear[…]

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