Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

Ingredients 1/4 pound of butter 1 6-ounce can of mushrooms 3/4 to 1-quart oysters 1-quart milk 1/4 cup parsley 2 slices pimento 1/4 cup brandy or dry sherry (optimal) Method Saute mushrooms in butter until golden brown. Pick over oysters to remove parts of shells; add oysters and their liquor to the mushrooms and cook […]

Seafood Casserole

Seafood Casserole

Ingredients 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup chopped celery 1 can or 1/2 pound fresh crab meat 1/2 pound cooked shrimp 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup buttered bread crumbs cut very small or use crumbs Method Combine all ingredients except crumbs or cubes. […]

Crab Gumbo

Crab Gumbo

Ingredients 2 onions, chopped 4 tomatoes, chopped or 1 cup canned tomatoes 7 cups water 10 okra, sliced 2 bay leaves 3 sprigs parsley 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon dried ground chili peppers 4 tablespoon butter 1 pound fresh or canned lump crab meat Method Combine the onions, tomatoes, water, okra, […]

Shrimp-Egg Spread for Crackers

Shrimp-Egg Spread for Crackers

Ingredients 4-5 eggs, hardboiled Mayonnaise Onion Celery salt Pepper Cooked, fresh shrimp Method Make an egg salad using 4-5 eggs – chopped, mayonnaise, onion, celery salt, and pepper.  May be made as much as 4 days previously.  Add 1/2 as much rather coarsely chopped, cooked fresh (not canned, please) shrimp.  Very, very good, indeed!

Occidental Clam Chowder

Occidental Clam Chowder

Ingredients Clean and steam one dozen Chowder Clams 4 large onions, diced 3 leeks, diced 1 No-2 can tomatoes 1 tablespoon oregano or thyme 2 large potatoes, diced 3 quarts beef or any rich stock Method Mince clams.  Saute leeks and onions in oregano in one tablespoonful bacon grease until lightly browned.  Add clams, tomatoes, […]

Bread and Butter Salad

Bread and Butter Salad

Ingredients 1 loaf bread Butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1 cup chopped celery 1 can crab 1 can shrimp 2 cups real mayonnaise Method The day before; cut crust from bread and spread each slice with butter (margarine).  Cut into cubes.  Mix with onion and eggs.  Let stand in refrigerator […]

Shrimp New Orleans

Shrimp New Orleans

Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned, raw shrimp 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 2 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper Dash, Tobasco sauce, chili powder 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 1 large can whole tomatoes 1 small can tomato paste 1 small can water 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Dash paprika and […]

Crabmeat Dip

Crabmeat Dip

Ingredients 1 3-ounce cream cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons onion 1 tablespoons chili sauce 1 tablespoon green pepper (optional) 6-ounces crabmeat; drained and rinsed Method Beat with mixer until fluffy;  add 6 ounces crabmeat, drained and rinsed.  Blend in above. 

Salmon Party Log

Salmon Party Log

Ingredients 1 1-pound can (2 cups) salmon 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated onion 1 teaspoon grated horseradish 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon Liquid Smoke 1/2 cup chopped pecans 3 tablespoons snipped parsley Method Drain and flake salmon, removing skin and bones.  Combine with next 6 ingredients; mix thoroughly.   […]

Lobster Dunk – Seafood Sauce

Lobster Dunk - Seafood Sauce

Ingredients 1-pint mayonnaise 1 grated onion paprika, salt, and pepper 1 chopped green pepper 2 hard cooked eggs, chopped 4 Tablespoons chili sauce 1 chopped pimento 1/2 pint whipped cream 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish Method Combine all ingredients, adding whipped cream last.  Prepare just before serving.  Good with all seafood, especially lobster