Sunday, February 21, 2010 Dinner Recipe – Go To The Local Fishmonger, Soon
Super Fresh Whitefish Divine
This is a Florida favorite with my family that I have more recently prepared for a Super Bowl (Colts defeated the Bears). You need wisdom in picking the fresh ingredients and a sense of humour in the kitchen. This is what you knead to do:
1. Hop in your jalopy and purchase fresh fish and Dungenous Crab. Dungenous Crab season ends in February, so buy some if your timing is right. It will not be plentiful again until next Thanksgiving. My family used to like Halibut, Swordfish or Ono.
2. Dice two Irish red or Yukon gold potato(e)s
3 Dice up the fresh fish and crab. Cracking crabs is menial labor, so allow a couple hours for preparation in the kitchen.
4. Mince some Maui Sweet Onions.
5. Use red pepper because it is mild on your stomach lining than the black stuff.
6. Choose your kids’ favorite green vegetable to add to the mix.
7. Add a cup of your favorite white whine.
8. Add chopped garlic (from California’s Santa Clara Valley) and cut parsley (grown along Monterey Bay).
9. Spice the “casserole” to suit your taste buds.
10. Stir the divine ingredients.
11. Cover the top of the dish with sliced tomato(e)s.
- Bake the dish for 40 minutes at 325 to 350 degrees at sea level.
The wine had such ill effects on Noah’s health that all he could do was to live 950 years.
~ Will Rogers
[portrait by Art Rosch]
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