Grilled Montauk Fluke over Mrs. B’s Kale Salad

Herb mayonnaise is a great way to flavor a fish fillet or steak while still keeping in the moisture as it cooks. This is a super easy recipe that can be adapted to whatever fresh herbs you have in your kitchen or garden. Serving grilled fish over a kale salad keeps the healthy component of [...]

2017-12-12T21:53:46+00:00September 24th, 2017|Recipes|

Cornmeal Crusted Catfish Desert Solitaire

The origins of this recipe are said to have been attributed to Edward Abbey, the park ranger nature writer, who was like the Thoreau of the Wilderness Movement. On one of his more challenging trips, while floating Utah’s Green River, after five days and out of food rations, he created this dish from their [...]

2017-12-12T21:54:23+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Recipes|

Long Island Clam Supper: Bucatini & Littlenecks

Feeding the family is fundamental. Nothing brings me more joy than planning a meal for the people that I love. Being the father of three girls, fishing hasn’t been the thing we automatically turn to when everyone’s in town. Cooking together, on the other hand, is a daily routine. We generally start the conversation [...]

2017-12-12T21:55:36+00:00August 18th, 2017|Colin's Journal, Recipes|

Mid Summer Garden Vegetable Escabeche

The garden at Estia’s Little Kitchen is in full production: carrots, flat beans, green beans, jalapeño peppers and cilantro all in abundance. Here’s how to whip up a great, edible gift to bring to all the house parties that happen this time of year. These refrigerator pickles are also perfect to serve at home [...]

2017-12-12T21:58:35+00:00August 4th, 2017|Colin's Journal, Recipes|