Tag Archives: Seafood

Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Trout Fillets

Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Trout Fillets by Alison's AllspiceSeafood is a special treat for me.  I tend to reserve it for special occasions, like birthdays and holidays.  These crab and shrimp stuffed trout fillets are no exception!  My family and I enjoyed them for our Thanksgiving dinner, and I plan to have them again for our Christmas dinner!   Continue reading

Grilled Clam Stuffed Mushrooms with Tomato Relish

Grilled Clam Stuffed Mushrooms with Tomato Relish by Alison's AllspiceI have a gigantic collection of cooking magazines that I have collected over the years.  I’m pretty serious about my collection as well.  My magazines are filed away according to the month published.  When ever I need some recipe inspiration, or want to do some light reading I go find this months file.  I tab all my favorite ideas so they are easy to find, but sometimes I will reread the magazine and see how my tastes have changed since I first tabbed it.  Recently I did this and came across a stuffed mushroom recipe with a red pepper relish.  I couldn’t believe that I hadn’t tabbed that recipe! I instantly wrote up my own variation and dubbed it worthy of a grill out night.  And thus, grilled clam stuffed mushrooms with tomato relish was born.  Continue reading

Clam and Millet Stuffed Mushrooms

Clam and millet stuffed mushroomsMushrooms are a great ingredient to work with as a cook.    They are rich and full of umami.  Umami is the flavor of savoriness.   When mushrooms cook, something magical happens.  Their dense spongy material softens and releases so much flavor!  Mushrooms are good so many ways, sauted for pasta like this Ravioli Bake with Spinach and Mushrooms, or in veggie burgers like this Black Bean and Mushroom Burger.  In this clam and millet stuffed mushrooms recipe, I stuff a large mushroom cap with diced clams and cooked millet. So rich and flavorful! Continue reading