Shrimp Fritters aka Shrimp Puppies (gluten-free)

When shrimp meet hush puppies…. As I’ve mentioned before, I rarely fry anything.  Me and a hot vat of oil just don’t get along.  Every once in awhile, however, I get this craving for crispy battered objects and out comes the cast iron pan and the clip-on thermometer.  Who doesn’t love fried shrimp…and who doesn’t… Continue reading Shrimp Fritters aka Shrimp Puppies (gluten-free)

Lemon Marmalata

In my hunt for interesting cookbooks at used book stores, I recently picked up The Young Man and the Sea : Recipes and Crispy Fish Tales from Esca, by David Pasternack and Ed Levine.  This book covers a pretty wide range of seafood and cooking techniques, from preparing soups to grilling, roasting, pan-frying, poaching, and… Continue reading Lemon Marmalata

Pan-Fried Catfish

Here we are – with “Frying, Revisited”.  As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not much of a fry cook.  The last effort ended with a smoky, greasy mess in the kitchen – and that was just me!  However, I’m glad I made another attempt because this catfish was “right tasty”, as Southerners might say. We wanted… Continue reading Pan-Fried Catfish

Onion Strings (gluten-free)

Modified from The Pioneer Woman I have a confession to make – I completely suck at frying.  One might wonder why I’m even allowed to reside in Georgia, since fried chicken is the most hallowed food around.  Although several generations of my family were born in the southern part of the United States, including myself,… Continue reading Onion Strings (gluten-free)