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CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Honey Garlic Salmon

Anybody who’s cooked with honey and garlic in tandem knows that combination can produce some pretty tasty results. Honey garlic chicken and honey garlic shrimp are just two popular recipes that come to mind. But there just might be another good reason to combine the two: Both have been linked to healthy eating. And when combined, honey and garlic become a …


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CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Honey Garlic Shrimp

Do you know what is the most popular seafood in America? If you guessed salmon or halibut, two of the most delicious and nutritious fish around, you would be wrong. Ditto with crab and lobster. Shrimp is the most popular seafood in America. In fact, it represents more than a quarter of the annual per capita seafood consumption in the United States. While …


CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Scallops Marinara

Lent is just around the corner, so that means meatless meals for some people. In a lot of cases, that means fish or seafood. Here’s a tasty dish that fits the bill from True North Seafood (truenorthseafood.com), which for six generations has been fishing the waters of the Bay of Fundy, located between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. …

CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi isn’t an entree most people would consider deer hunting camp fare. But they probably don’t know the Menard boys from Crookston, Minn., either. This past month, I made my fifth trip to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and to Tamarac Resort on Round Lake to join my cousins, Kim, Joe and Tom Menard — and Joe’s son, Matt — for …

CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Sauce

Those of you who are old enough to remember the mid-1960s TV show “The Addams Family ” —  or the 1991 movie by the same name — might recall one of Gomez’s favorite lines: “Oh, Tish, I love it when you speak French.” The John Astin character (Raúl Juliá in the film) then proceeded to kiss the arm of Morticia — Carolyn …

CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Poached Halibut In Alfredo White Wine Sauce

If you’ve ever had a halibut meal in a restaurant or bought fillets in a supermarket, you probably remember it. That’s because halibut not only is tasty, it’s also pricey. In grocery stores or fish markets, halibut can go for up to $24 to $30 a pound. Partaking in a restaurant can mean up to $40 a plate, even in Alaska, where the …

CHEF JEFF: One Byte At A Time — Baked Shrimp Parmesan

A good sauce can turn an otherwise mediocre dish into one of excellence. And in the case of an entree that already features mouth-watering ingredients, it’s a bonus. For example, take baby back pork ribs, in which the barbecue sauce can be the make-or-break difference. The same is true with entrees such as chicken Alfredo or eggs Benedict (Hollandaise sauce). The following …