Seafood, Let’s Enjoy a Good Catch

Seafood preparation is a mystery to many home cooks. Whether you catch it yourself or buy it at the store, is worth the effort it takes to discover how to prepare it.  Make it a culinary adventure with these titles from our digital collections.

Fish by Cree LeFavour

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Fish celebrates the versatility, healthfulness, and ease of preparation of fish and shellfish in more than 120 delicious recipes. Five chapters are organized by flavor profile, including American, Bistro, Latin, East and South Asian, and North African/Mediterranean. Each recipe is grouped into a set matching a main course of fish or shellfish with a complementary grain, pasta, salad, or vegetable. Fish encompasses all of the best techniques for cooking seafood perfectly, including grilling, roasting, salt-crusting, and wok-braising, and all dishes feature sustainable seafood. These exciting recipes make the most of one of the world's healthiest proteins, demystifying it and suggesting a year's worth of meals for cooks of all skill levels.

Long Island Seafood Cookbook by J. George Frederick, Jean Joyce

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Noted gourmet and seafood authority presents more than 400 recipes covering chowders (mussel chowder, oyster chowder, etc.), clams (stuffed clams, soft shell clams Newburg, etc.), flounder (cebiche, cider flounder, etc.), crab (crab curry, crab soup, baked crab, etc.). ... and many more, including bouillabaisse, fish pies, and numerous tasty sauces.

Skinny Seafood by Barbara Grunes

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Skinny Seafood's recipes make it easy to prepare seafood. Most dishes require little cooking time, and fish is surprisingly economical when purchased fresh. All of the recipes employ simple preparation techniques to control fat, calories, and cholesterol. Likewise, the scores of creative sauces and accompaniments rely on herbs, spices, an fresh natural ingredients for flavor rather than fat-laden oils and butter.

The California Seafood Cookbook by Isaac Cronin, Paul Johnson, Jay Harlow

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First published in 1983, The California Seafood Cookbook has sold 128,000 copies and counting! This beautiful encyclopedic guide to seafood cooking is complete with 150 recipes emphasizing simplicity, fresh ingredients, and ethnic and regional tastes, as well as an innovative approach to the infinite possibilities of this popular cuisine. The seventy-five species portraits and the illustrated techniques will prove useful to cooks and seafood lovers. Fully half the featured species are found in Gulf, Pacific, and Atlantic waters, and each recipe suggests appropriate alternative fish and shellfish from other regions.

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