Monthly Archives: August 2012

Steam the Clams with Butter and Wine

Clams are the kind of seafood which you can either love or hate. For those who love clams know that the best way of cooking them is to cook them in the simplest of ways. Given below is a simple clam recipe that you can try.

Ingredients Required

  • Butter —- 3 tbsp
  • Cloves of fresh garlic (minced) —- 3
  • White wine (dry) —- ½ cup
  • Clams (rinsed and cleaned) —- 2 pounds
  • Fresh parsley (chopped) —- 3 tbsp
  • Lemon wedges for garnishing

Method to Be Followed

  • Take a pot and melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Add the minced garlic to the melted butter and cook until it starts to give out the aroma but does not get burnt.
  • Now, add wine to the pot and increase the heat till the wine is boiling.
  • Add the clams to the boiling wine and cook them for 5-7 minutes with the cover on.
  • Stir the clams occasionally until they have opened. If there are some that have not yet opened then they have to be discarded.
  • Now sprinkle the parsley on top of the broth and stir them.
  • Take a large serving bowl and transfer the contents of the pot into it.
  • Place the lemon wedges beside it and serve it hot.

This clam dish is a wonderful appetizer and you can consider serving some crusty bread with the broth. If you want to turn it into a meal you can serve some spaghetti cooked ‘al dente’ and a glass of cool white wine with this dish.

Treat Your Taste Buds with the Best Live Maine Lobsters

Sea food lovers are growing in number all across the world. Sea food is considered to be the highest form of protein as it is low in saturated fat and contains some of the essential fatty acids. Lobsters are considered to be the oldest favorites of sea food lovers and it still continues to be the best pick for sea food lovers. Therefore, if you are planning to invest a good deal on this irresistible sea food delicacy, you will be doing a great favor to both your taste buds and your health.

The best and fresh lobsters are the ones that offer the most succulent meat. These are even more mouthwatering and taste better than other meat delicacies that you have been so far purchasing from your local stores. Preparing for a lobster dinner with your family is a great idea. Even when you are expecting some guests over lunch or dinner, you can think of preparing a great dish of lobsters. It will be nothing but a sufficing and satisfying dinner or meal for your visitors. There are in fact a wide number of dishes that you can prepare with these lobsters. It can therefore be a great lobster feast at your home with your family, friends and neighbors.

Maine is considered to be the richest place for lobsters. Buying live Maine lobster  can be a little costly but it is worth the buy as the taste of these lobsters is unmatched. Food lovers from different corners of the world relish the exquisite Maine sea food delicacies. Therefore, it does not matter in which part of the world you are residing as you can always get the best lobsters from your online lobster dealers.

A hot and creamy dish with scallops

Seafood is a favorite amongst foodies who love to gorge on delicacies that are also healthy. From crabs, lobsters, shrimps and prawns to clams and salmons the list is endless. Recently people are including scallops to the list. Scallops? Are they really tasty? Yes, of course they are delicious and make succulent meals.

How about experimenting tonight’s dinner with scallops? This easy to cook recipe strictly demands superior sea picks. However, bay scallops are also welcome.

Keeping in mind that your well-being is your priority the experts have opined on a baked seafood recipe to cut on your calories. This mushy recipe makes a great dinner meal. Here take a look at baked scallop recipe:

Ingredients

Dry white wine, 1 cup

Scallops, 2 lbs

Unsalted butter (3Tbsp+3Tbsp) 6Tbsp

Salt

Bread crumbs, ½ cup

Preparation

Firstly it is necessary that you preheat the oven at 400°F. Now take a pan and place scallops on it. Add in salt and wine and bring the same to a boil by allowing medium heat. Cover the pan and simmer it for another 4minutes. Take a baking dish and place scallops on it. Take a separate container and pour in the reserved liquid.

Melt butter in a pan and add in the onions. Now cook it till the same turns wilted.

Next, sprinkle over flour and add in the reserved liquid over the onion and butter blend. Make sure that you keep whisking till it makes a smooth blend. As the sauce gets thick add it into the baking dish where the scallops are placed. Stir the same.

Now, sprinkle breadcrumbs over scallops and add in the left over butter. Bake the scallops till they turn brown.