Category Archives: Seafood

Lobster Fra Diavalo

May I have some more Mrs. Bocchieri? The first time I ever ate lobster was when my mother prepared a meal for my brother-in-law Arthur, before he was my brother-in-law. Back in the day, 1962 or so, one sure way to … Continue reading

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Baked Scrod with Chunky Tomatoes and Capers

I recently had the pleasure of meeting the owners of Cannillo’s Italian Food Importers, who are celebrating their 75th Anniversary in business. Cousins Paul and Jim Cannillo are 3rd generation Cannillo’s  that have been importing La Fede Italian food products … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Tuna and Fennel

My grandfather would go crazy over this spaghetti.  He would enjoy it so much I remember seeing him eating it with the end of the table-cloth tucked into the collar of his shirt so he would not get any oil or … Continue reading

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Fillet of Sole Piccata With Capers

Making a Christmas List, and checking it twice. It was around this time of year that I made the trip with my mother to the farthest reaches of our basement. It was a part of the basement that I would never … Continue reading

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Baked Clams Oreganata

I could never get enough of  baked clams. They are the perfect starter to an Italian meal or part of a hot antipasti platter. Garnished with just a lemon wedge, baked clams are an all time favorite. Whenever I’m out … Continue reading

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Fettucine with Pink Lobster Sauce

Arthur’s Legacy My grandmother never made anything pink. Certainly not her sauce. This dish has a more northern Italian influence. We rarely ever ate lobster in our house either. Well, until Arthur came into the family. Arthur was from the … Continue reading

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Linguine with Clams

This has to be one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. There is nothing quite like Linguine made with a fresh clam sauce. Back in the 70’s there was a place in Little Italy in New York City called … Continue reading

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