Pumpkin Shitake Angel Hair Pasta with Coho Salmon

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Did you know October is National Pasta Month? This means you have to eat some form of pasta everyday until Halloween! I’m just kidding but I really wouldn’t mind if someone challenged me to eat that much pasta. Cooking pasta is simple, affordable and can easily fit into busy lifestyles.

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Shrimp and Pesto Bucatini

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If I had to pick one dish that I knew the whole family will eat and beg for seconds, it’d be pasta with pesto. It’s such a simple recipe to prepare and if you can source some incredible seafood and add it to the pasta, even better!

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How To Make The Best Seared Scallops

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This is a bit of  a how-to, educational kind of post. I don’t write too many, but I feel like this is an important one.  Have you ever ordered scallops in a restaurant and they arrive at your table with a dark, crusty, caramelized top, almost like a creme brulee? Well if you didn’t get them like that, scratch that restaurant off your list because they must be having issues. Scallops are fantastic additions for all sorts of dishes, like pastas, risotto and stir fry’s, but they ain’t cheap and if you overcook them you should go to scallop JAIL!

OK, a bit dramatic. But you get my point.

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Salmon Cakes with Poached Eggs and Wilted Spinach

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I’ve eaten so much seafood in the past few weeks, but can’t complain…it was sooo good. Come to think of it, I used to eat much more red meat than seafood, but it’s the opposite now. I love how seafood dishes can be light and satisfying, unless it’s a bowl of steaming hot chowder served in a sourdough bowl at Pier 39 in San Francisco, or a big scoop of fish pie topped with crusty Parmesan potato! Then you’ve got there both satisfying and something to doze off afterwards.

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Fantastic Seafood Recipe Roundup

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This post was scheduled to be published last week when I was on an Alaskan cruise. Unfortunately due to a technical snafu and on-board internet service costing four gold bars per minute, it had to wait until I returned.  Today I’m sharing some fantastic seafood recipes brought to you by my amazingly talented blogger friends. Check out the saliva inducing pictures, I hope they inspire you to have seafood for dinner this week!

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