Kathleen

What is your favorite seafood

  
By:  Kathleen  •  Vacations  •  one month ago  •  102 comments

What is your favorite seafood

Lets talk about food again...  we all love that subject!

Name your favorite seafood you enjoy the best. If it's fish, what kind. You can also name what you don't like too.

You may have a specific seafood from your area that you grow up with.

Lets take a break and have some fun.

No politics or religion and behave please.  

Thank you.

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Kathleen
1  author  Kathleen    one month ago

Although I love a lot of seafood, Maryland steamed crabs would be my favorite. I hate oysters...

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cjcold
1.1  cjcold  replied to  Kathleen @1    one month ago

Love crab cakes with a nice remoulade sauce.

 
 
 
cjcold
1.1.1  cjcold  replied to  cjcold @1.1    one month ago

Make a to-die-for crab rangoon as well.

 
 
 
Kathleen
1.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  cjcold @1.1.1    one month ago

If you want, put that on the cookbook...  I would like to know how you make it.

 
 
 
JaneDoe
2  JaneDoe    one month ago

Ummm Seafood. Love it all except oysters.

1.Lobster

2.Scallops

3.Salmon

 
 
 
Kathleen
2.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  JaneDoe @2    one month ago

I just can’t eat those things... my family loves them though, oyster stew with those oyster crackers. 

 
 
 
JaneDoe
2.1.1  JaneDoe  replied to  Kathleen @2.1    one month ago

I agree, they are yucky! 

 
 
 
cjcold
2.1.2  cjcold  replied to  JaneDoe @2.1.1    one month ago

Why eat rubbery food with no taste?

 
 
 
MUVA
2.1.3  MUVA  replied to  Kathleen @2.1    one month ago

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zuksam
2.1.4  zuksam  replied to  cjcold @2.1.2    one month ago
Why eat rubbery food with no taste?

Like Calamari, sure the coating might taste good but it's like deep fried rubber bands.

 
 
 
Krishna
2.1.5  Krishna  replied to  cjcold @2.1.2    one month ago
Why eat rubbery food with no taste?

Have you ever had Lobster? Most people really like that.

 
 
 
Gsquared
2.2  Gsquared  replied to  JaneDoe @2    one month ago

Smoked oysters, fried oysters... YUM!   Raw oysters can kill you.

 
 
 
JaneDoe
2.2.1  JaneDoe  replied to  Gsquared @2.2    one month ago

I guess if I was starving I would try the fried ones. Can’t even imagine sucking the raw ones.

 
 
 
TTGA
2.2.2  TTGA  replied to  JaneDoe @2.2.1    one month ago
I guess if I was starving I would try the fried ones. Can’t even imagine sucking the raw ones.

Raw ones don't really have much in the way of flavor.  The smoked ones are OK, but are much better as a flavoring ingredient in something like stuffing for a turkey.  The fried ones are great as long as they are hot.  If they cool down, not so much.

 
 
 
Snuffy
2.2.3  Snuffy  replied to  Gsquared @2.2    one month ago
Raw oysters can kill you.

Not if you consume them with enough tequila.  hehe

 
 
 
Gsquared
2.2.4  Gsquared  replied to  Snuffy @2.2.3    one month ago

I must have been drinking the wrong kind of alcohol.  I got so sick from eating raw oysters one time it was unbelievable. 

 
 
 
Gsquared
2.2.5  Gsquared  replied to  JaneDoe @2.2.1    one month ago

Can’t even imagine sucking the raw ones.

Based on my terrible experience, I would strongly suggest that you don't. 

The fried ones are delicious.

 
 
 
Greg Jones
3  Greg Jones    one month ago

I'll never pass up a good plate of prawns, served San Francisco style.

I fondly remember those "walk away" cups of shrimp with that special sauce at Fisherman's Wharf way back in the day.

If I get a craving for something rich in taste and price, I'll order crab or lobster, with a side of pasta and a salad with those baby shrimp.

Getting more traditional, I mostly like a mild fish like whitefish, but will down a good salmon patty with gusto if I'm in the mood. 

 
 
 
JaneDoe
3.1  JaneDoe  replied to  Greg Jones @3    one month ago

I like Cod when I bake it with a mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and bread crumb topping.

 
 
 
Kathleen
3.1.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  JaneDoe @3.1    one month ago

I like Cod too, I bet it tastes good like that.

 
 
 
JaneDoe
3.1.2  JaneDoe  replied to  Kathleen @3.1.1    one month ago

It is very good. 

 
 
 
Kathleen
3.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  Greg Jones @3    one month ago

I remember that seafood restaurant. 

I have had prawns with a buttery garlic sauce that was good too. 

 
 
 
TTGA
3.3  TTGA  replied to  Greg Jones @3    one month ago
I'll never pass up a good plate of prawns, served San Francisco style.

Never had the San Francisco style.  I did have some really good ones at the China Fleet Club (Royal Navy Petty Officer's Club) in Hong Kong.

 
 
 
It Is ME
4  It Is ME    one month ago

Lobster !

The Cockroach of the sea. jrSmiley_15_smiley_image.gif

used to be a "Po'folk meal back when.

With Shit loads of salted butter too ! jrSmiley_25_smiley_image.gif

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Steamed Clams are great too. Same Butter to dip them in !

Soak 'em live for a day first, so they spit out all their sand !

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Kathleen
4.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  It Is ME @4    one month ago

I will take the clam shells and paint them after I dry them out.  Cherrystone is famous for clams.

 
 
 
It Is ME
4.1.1  It Is ME  replied to  Kathleen @4.1    one month ago

I've seen that in many shops around the Cape ! jrSmiley_13_smiley_image.gif

Sand dollar bleaching and painting is another goody.

We'd get a ton of 'em in front of my "Gramps" house. Sold them to the shops around Chatham for 2 cents each in my younger days.

 
 
 
Kathleen
4.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  It Is ME @4.1.1    one month ago

Oyster shells too. 

I will put up some pics that I painted later.

 
 
 
It Is ME
4.1.3  It Is ME  replied to  Kathleen @4.1.2    one month ago

Cool ! jrSmiley_13_smiley_image.gif

 
 
 
Kathleen
4.1.4  author  Kathleen  replied to  It Is ME @4.1.1    one month ago

I am no artist.. lol  but it was a lot of fun doing these.

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It Is ME
4.1.5  It Is ME  replied to  Kathleen @4.1.4    one month ago

Those look great ! jrSmiley_81_smiley_image.gif

 
 
 
Kathleen
4.1.6  author  Kathleen  replied to  It Is ME @4.1.5    one month ago

Thank you..

 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
4.2  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  It Is ME @4    one month ago

don't just soak them 24 hrs , put a little corn meal in the water . over the course of the 24 hrs they eat the corn meal and it makes them deficate out the sand in their stomaches as well as in the shell itself.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5  Vic Eldred    one month ago

I used to like those trips to Cape Cod where there would be a place cut out by the side of the road selling fried clams with the extra tartar sauce.

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It Is ME
5.1  It Is ME  replied to  Vic Eldred @5    one month ago

The Cape is the best.

Lobster Rolls !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! jrSmiley_101_smiley_image.gif

Chatham Squire Restaurant & Tavern is the best !

 
 
 
Kathleen
5.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  Vic Eldred @5    one month ago

They look good.

 
 
 
zuksam
5.3  zuksam  replied to  Vic Eldred @5    one month ago

Fried Clams are my favorite, I love the bellies. Clam strips are just so disappointing.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.3.1  Vic Eldred  replied to  zuksam @5.3    one month ago
Clam strips are just so disappointing.

Absolutely a ripoff. Clams like other things must be done right. You don't skip anything!

 
 
 
MAGA
5.3.2  MAGA  replied to  Vic Eldred @5.3.1    one month ago

I love salmon!  Yum!  I live in a place they begin and end their lives and we have a local fish hatchery where Salmon are featured.  We actually have a significant salmon spawning area on the Sacramento River in a park area the river runs through downtown.  

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.3.3  Vic Eldred  replied to  MAGA @5.3.2    one month ago

I kind of like Salmon too. That is a fish that spends part of it's life in fresh water and part in salt water. As such, I guess it's the only fresh water fish I have ever eaten. When I was just a kid the Church required fish on Fridays. My father's choice was always Haddock, therefore we had it, usually baked, once a week, every week!

 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
5.4  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  Vic Eldred @5    one month ago

when I was stationed @ Pease AFB, I would get on old rt 1 at the traffic circle , go across the old bridge and JUUUST as you got across there was a dinky little shack that had the absolute best deep fried whole belly clams , I use to go through 3 quarts like they were nothing. When I was back in 14, mom showed me a little place in Webster that had some good ones too.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.1  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4    one month ago

If you like the fried Clams as much as I, you must have heard of Woodman's in Essex MA? I know it's a long way from Missouri!

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If your'e ever out this way, give it a try.  Just one man's opinion.

 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
5.4.2  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  Vic Eldred @5.4.1    one month ago

Vic I grew up and spent my first 18 years just outside Boston, use to spend days on the beach just walking with a clam rake , some hot sauce , and some pepper and a clam knife, and eat the fresh from the bed,

any town near the coast usually has a clam shack , the ones to look for are the ones in out of the way places . I haven't been to woodsmans , I think , but I bet my cousins have been.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.3  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.2    one month ago

Then I'm not telling you anything you wouldn't know. That's another thing I take for granted about this place - fresh seafood!  Do you recall Nantasket Beach?  When the tide would go out people would dig up Sea Clams. You know, the big tough ones that people would use to make stuffed Clams. I remember the big Bluefish runs when they would get into a feeding frenzy and drive bait fish into bays & inlets. Everybody would spread the word and grab a fishing rod! Then there were all those restaurants specializing in Lobster & Clam bakes up in Maine.

And all of those places were an easy drive.


 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
5.4.4  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  Vic Eldred @5.4.3    one month ago

yup  fathers cousin lived at the south entrance of the canal, and worked for the Army corp of eng til he retired , use to surf fish right from his back yard , caught lotta blues and stripers there  we would go quahogging down at the shoreline every chance we got.

If I wasn't down the cape in the summer I was up in York maine with other relatives .

 I got spoiled being stationed @ pease , go down to the docks in Portsmouth and buy chix lobsters fresh off the boat for about 2 bucks a lobster

The amusement park and roller coaster in Nantasket was an every summer thing when I was a yonker.

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.5  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.4    one month ago
I got spoiled being stationed @ pease , go down to the docks in Portsmouth and buy chix lobsters fresh off the boat for about 2 bucks a lobster

That would spoil anyone!

Ah, the life huh?

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.6  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.4    one month ago
The amusement park and roller coaster in Nantasket was an every summer thing when I was a yonker.

Remember the State Bath house?  Changing rooms, showers and you'd get a little metal tag for your clothes.


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It still looked like that when I was a kid.  I assume it's long gone.

 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
5.4.7  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  Vic Eldred @5.4.6    one month ago

Yup I remember , had the same deal up in Hampton in the early 80s when I was there , and the tags got turned into little plastic disks denoting you paid your daily beach fee. the fee depended on the beach 

When dad passed all my saltwater tackle , that I thought I had given away when I moved to Wyoming ended up coming back out here with me, so I have 3-4 surf rods , a couple deep sea rigs and terminal tackle out the wazoo. 

About the only thing out here I MIGHT be able to use it for is the lakers in Yellowstone lake.

 
 
 
Mark in Wyoming
5.4.8  Mark in Wyoming  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.7    one month ago

Im running in and out right now moving and setting irrigation lines trying to get my property well moistened for the next couple days , a fireworks ban goes into effect  on the 5th , so I expect everyone and their brothers to start setting things off real soon, and with how dry things are around me , I want to make sure things are wet and the fire lanes around my place are cleared .

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.9  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.7    one month ago
Yup I remember , had the same deal up in Hampton in the early 80s when I was there , and the tags got turned into little plastic disks denoting you paid your daily beach fee. the fee depended on the beach 

For those who don't know, Hampton Beach in NH was probably the best to go swimming in all of NE. I used to take the family early to go swimming, then we would change and go get our fish dinner, at mid day, right about the time the place was getting busy.

This pic is the best to give people an idea of Hampton Beach

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Always good to arrive early

Plenty of seafood spots right across the street

 
 
 
Vic Eldred
5.4.10  Vic Eldred  replied to  Mark in Wyoming @5.4.8    one month ago
Im running in and out right now moving and setting irrigation lines

I give you credit for that. As a matter of fact I'm going to dedicate this chilled Rum & Coke to you!

 
 
 
Just Jim NC TttH
6  Just Jim NC TttH    one month ago

Lobster, Shrimp, Crab Legs (especially King Crab), and Mussels. Oysters???

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Kathleen
6.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Just Jim NC TttH @6    one month ago

I go to a buffet with king crab legs.. they are so good..

 
 
 
JaneDoe
6.1.1  JaneDoe  replied to  Kathleen @6.1    one month ago

There is a Seafood buffet in Orlando that rocks! They have all you can eat Lobster and they give you the whole lobster! Lot’s of other choices too.

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Kathleen
6.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  JaneDoe @6.1.1    one month ago

Yumm... lol I like the lobster!

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
6.2  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  Just Jim NC TttH @6    one month ago

An ex boyfriend of mine took me out to dinner.  This guy had no food dislikes what so ever, except for horse radish.  He ordered oysters, opened one up, scooped out the meat and pushed the fork towards me, insisting I try it.  I told him "I don't eat snot."  He thought he could bully me intro it by saying I could walk home then.  I told him that I had two thumbs if need be or seeing as there was at least 4 people in the restaurant I knew, I could get a ride home.  He backed down when I called his bluff.

 
 
 
Kathleen
6.2.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Paula Bartholomew @6.2    one month ago

I know... it does look like that, that’s why so can’t eat them.

Good for you!

 
 
 
Sparty On
6.2.2  Sparty On  replied to  Paula Bartholomew @6.2    one month ago

Whoa ... nice job kicking that jackass to the curb

 
 
 
Sparty On
7  Sparty On    one month ago

Anything fresh caught really but a couple of my salt water favorites are Grouper, Halibut and Salmon.

But i gotta say, not much can beat fresh water Walleye, Bluegill, Trout and Whitefish.   Very yummy.

 
 
 
Just Jim NC TttH
7.1  Just Jim NC TttH  replied to  Sparty On @7    one month ago
fresh water Walleye, Bluegill

Absolutely!!

 
 
 
Sparty On
7.1.1  Sparty On  replied to  Just Jim NC TttH @7.1    one month ago

Oh and how did i miss Yellow Perch ..... shame on me!

 
 
 
r.t..b...
7.2  r.t..b...  replied to  Sparty On @7    one month ago
Very yummy.

Back in the day, on those glorious summer-time camping trips with my high school crew, we would always bring a cast iron pan, bread crumbs, lemons, and a copious amount of butter and fry up our catch of rainbows fresh off the line...washed down with an MGD that had been cooling in the icy river...a memory that we will always hold dear.

 
 
 
Sparty On
7.2.1  Sparty On  replied to  r.t..b... @7.2    one month ago

Yeah the fresher the better.   Trout doesn't do well at all if not fresh.   Not to my tastes anyway

 
 
 
cjcold
7.2.2  cjcold  replied to  Sparty On @7.2.1    one month ago

Always like trout with butter and a lemon slice wrapped in mud (or tin foil) just tossed on the coals of a campfire for a few minutes. Clay actually works better for pulling off the skin when you crack it open..

 
 
 
r.t..b...
8  r.t..b...    one month ago

pan seared scallops...served on a bed of champagne and saffron infused risotto. Or the fried clam strips served up at Sea Wolf in Brooklyn...truly transcendent.

And thank you, Kathleen for posting this...a nice diversion it is.

 
 
 
Kathleen
8.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  r.t..b... @8    one month ago

I would like to have that..

Scallops are second on my list. When they are tender and sort of sweet. 

You’re welcome : )

 
 
 
r.t..b...
8.1.1  r.t..b...  replied to  Kathleen @8.1    one month ago

Should our paths ever cross, it would give me great pleasure to offer you a serving.

 
 
 
Kathleen
8.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  r.t..b... @8.1.1    one month ago

Okay.....  : )

 
 
 
Snuffy
8.1.3  Snuffy  replied to  Kathleen @8.1    one month ago
Scallops are second on my list. When they are tender and sort of sweet. 

If this damn Covid 19 pandemic ever ends and Las Vegas gets back to normal,  treat yourself at the Chart House Restaurant.  One is inside the Golden Nugget (it's temporarily closed now) and it is a chain so there may be one near you.  

They had a scallop & shrimp plate that was amazing.  Three large 4 inch shrimp that were sweet and 2 sweet and so tender you could cut them with a spoon scallops that were almost as big as my palm.  It was amazing and almost too much to eat.  I did leave a lot of the rice on the plate..  hehe

 
 
 
Kathleen
8.1.4  author  Kathleen  replied to  Snuffy @8.1.3    one month ago

Okay... I will!

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
9  Paula Bartholomew    one month ago

I am not much on seafood except for breaded shrimp, tuna and a hold out from my childhood..fish sticks, but I absolutely love red snapper and smoked salmon.

 
 
 
charger 383
10  charger 383    one month ago

Shrimp, with butter and Old Bay.  I am going to the Legion for the shrimp special Friday and a cold beer!

 
 
 
Kavika
11  Kavika     one month ago

Kitchi gami adikmeg, manoomin, wazhashkwedoons, madaamin ge andoji-gegoo gitigaanens.

Simply delicious.

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Kathleen
11.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Kavika @11    one month ago

Looks really good and colorful also. Where did you get that?

 
 
 
Kavika
11.1.1  Kavika   replied to  Kathleen @11.1    one month ago

It's Lake Superior whitefish on a bed of wild rice with mushrooms, corn and mixed veggies. 

I make this whenever I can get Lake Superior whitefish. The wild rice is not the stuff they call wild rice that you buy in a store. It's real wild rice harvested from the lake and rivers of MN. 

Sometimes I replace the whitefish with walleye or yellow perch.  

 
 
 
Kathleen
11.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  Kavika @11.1.1    one month ago

Well, it sure looks delicious.

 
 
 
MUVA
11.1.3  MUVA  replied to  Kavika @11.1.1    one month ago

How do you cook the perch?

 
 
 
MUVA
11.1.4  MUVA  replied to  Kavika @11.1.1    one month ago

I do a similar prep with flounder or puppy drum looks good .

 
 
 
Kavika
11.1.5  Kavika   replied to  MUVA @11.1.3    one month ago

Generally, I grill it, although I have baked it as well. 

 
 
 
MUVA
11.1.6  MUVA  replied to  Kavika @11.1.5    one month ago

I fry them whole sometimes but but like them grilled best256 puppy drum grilled over rice with summer veggies 

 
 
 
evilgenius
12  evilgenius    one month ago

Shrimp and crab legs are my favs. I can grill a mean tuna steak too!

 
 
 
JaneDoe
12.1  JaneDoe  replied to  evilgenius @12    one month ago

I like blackened tuna. 

 
 
 
r.t..b...
13  r.t..b...    one month ago

...and lest I forget...give uni a try if you have yet to experience it. An acquired taste to be sure, but once you've had it straight out of the shell, nothing comes closer to the true taste of the sea...sweet, briny, and incredibly fresh.

 
 
 
Dean Moriarty
14  Dean Moriarty    one month ago

I love sushi the best everything except the sea urchin and escolar aka white tuna.  Sometimes I even take pictures I love it so much. 

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Kathleen
14.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Dean Moriarty @14    one month ago

Look at all the goodies in the glass.

 
 
 
Kathleen
15  author  Kathleen    one month ago

If anyone has any seafood recipes, if you have time, put them on the cookbook group.  

 
 
 
evilgenius
16  evilgenius    one month ago

I'm not certain salmon counts as sea food and I'm not fond of it myself, but I've been told my grilled planked salmon is great.

 
 
 
JaneDoe
16.1  JaneDoe  replied to  evilgenius @16    one month ago

It is, with lemon, garlic, butter and a few spices of your choice.

 
 
 
Gsquared
17  Gsquared    one month ago

This is making me hungry...

 
 
 
Kathleen
17.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Gsquared @17    one month ago

Now I got to go out and get some stuff after this.

 
 
 
Dulay
18  Dulay    one month ago

Freshly caught trout, cooked whole [gutted of course] with lemon and herbs in the cavity on the grill till the skin gets  crispy. 

 
 
 
Kavika
18.1  Kavika   replied to  Dulay @18    one month ago

I do something similar. I fill it with wildrice, lemon, green peppers and other herbs. Wrap it in aluminum foil and put it on the BBQ 2 to 3 minutes per side.

 
 
 
lady in black
19  lady in black    one month ago

Broiled lobster tails with lots and lots of butter

Clams - raw with Frank's hot sauce, ketchup and lemon - steamed with lots and lots of butter - casino

Scallops - grilled with lots of butter

Shrimp - raw shrimp that I cook myself - once cooked mix together ketchup and Miller's horseradish to dip them in

Shrimp cooked on the grill with various seasonings

 
 
 
Kathleen
19.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  lady in black @19    one month ago

That would make a nice seafood platter...

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
20  Buzz of the Orient    one month ago

I always absolutely loved all main seafoods, but seafood (not fish) more recently caused me to get gout, and if you've never experienced gout you're lucky.   In the past I would eat as often as I could lobster, crab legs, scallops, oysters, shrimp, escargos, calamari, but now only a taste now and then.  No gout when it comes to fish, and I enjoy smoked salmon, cajun recipe catfish (back in Canada but not here), tuna, even canned sardines, and I do often get to eat fillets of any fresh caught fish.  I wish I could find herring in wine sauce or cream sauce here that I loved back in Canada.  I once had the pleasure of a meal of a delicacy, Mahi Mahi, that I caught off the Kona coast of Hawaii and had been prepared the same day by the hotel chef.  

 
 
 
Kathleen
20.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Buzz of the Orient @20    one month ago

I could eat a whole jar of that pickled herring in white wine sauce.  

 
 
 
Krishna
20.2  Krishna  replied to  Buzz of the Orient @20    one month ago
I always absolutely loved all main seafoods, but seafood (not fish) more recently caused me to get gout

There are foods (and I believe certain herbs) you can eat that can help greatly with Gout.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
20.2.1  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  Krishna @20.2    one month ago

It hasn't been a problem for a while mainly because I stay away from what causes it, which includes alcoholic drinks. The last one I had was a beer at a Pizza Hut about 3 years ago.  I never drank much ever, so I don't miss it that much.

 
 
 
Krishna
21  Krishna    one month ago

I like most kinds of fish (except sometimes Mackeral or Bluefish) My favourite by far is Salmon, especially when its prepared by a gourmet cook!. 

As far as non-fish, I really like it all (including Oysters). One of my favourite dishes is Paella (when its done well).

In college I took much of my Jr year off and hitch-hiked around Europe and parts of the Middle East. I hitched down the Spanish Coast, and had some phenomenal seafood dishes there---ususally a choice of Shrimp, Calimari, Clams and a few others in a choice of either Green Sauce, Red Sauce Garlic Sauce or White sauce. 

(I later realized that part of the reason much of the best foods I rte was in Spain because of the exchange rate at the time-- Spain was by far the cheapest country I visited-- so I ate in much more upscale restaurants than I did in Paris (most expensive, at least at the time)

 
 
 
Kathleen
21.1  author  Kathleen  replied to  Krishna @21    one month ago

My in-laws visited Spain. I remember them saying that the prices where cheaper there. My favorite fish is orange roughy.

 
 
 
Gsquared
21.1.1  Gsquared  replied to  Kathleen @21.1    one month ago

I have been to Spain a couple of times.   Great place to visit.  The food was generally excellent.  The freshest, most delicious tomatoes.  You can order from the "menu del día" (menu of the day), which usually includes 3 courses of generous proportions, including, for example, bread, coffee or other drink, a main course, a salad or side dish, and a plate full of fresh fruit as the dessert.  It might cost between 9-12 euros in Spain whereas the same order in France or Italy could cost 20-40 euros!  And, of course, I got totally hooked on the sangria, which was a separate cost.

 
 
 
Kathleen
21.1.2  author  Kathleen  replied to  Gsquared @21.1.1    one month ago

I haven't so maybe one day I will get the chance to visit. 

 
 
 
Gsquared
21.1.3  Gsquared  replied to  Kathleen @21.1.2    one month ago

I hope you do.  Friendly people, amazing medieval cities and very interesting historic sites.  We've already discussed the food!  Plus, I got to practice my Spanish, which the locals enjoyed.