All posts tagged "monkfish"

‘Tis the Season for Whole-Roasted Monkfish

I know it's the time of year for roast beast. But you know me: I'd rather roast a fish.

Right now, we've got a bone-in loin of monkfish on the menu at Mac's Provincetown that I'm planning to make the centerpiece of our family's Christmas feast.

I figure it's as meaty and elegant as any roast could be. And if you add a little crème fraîche to the pan juices, you end up with a killer gravy for spooning over mashed potatoes–&ndash

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A Spanish Monk: Pan-Roasted Monkfish with Serrano Ham


I always look forward to a few quiet days after Labor Day weekend. But this is not what I had in mind: we're at sixty degrees outside and day four of the rain that Irene forgot to bring with her. Normally, I'd be fishing this week, but instead I've been trolling the cooking shows.

It was a late night trip to Spain with Anthony Bourdain ("No Reservations" is pretty much

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Smoky Monkfish & Mussels Marinara


Every week, my brother Alex puts together a local seafood report to make sure we're all up to date on what's coming in and from where. This week, mussels were on the list: a sure sign of spring. These mussels are wild picked in Orleans, and nobody in his right mind can get out there and harvest in the deepest cold of winter.

We do also get farmed mussels from up in

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