Blackened Red Snapper Tacos

When someone offers you fresh caught Florida Red Snapper, you NEVER turn it down. A friend of mine’s daughter, Katie, and her fiancée caught “more than they could eat” 3 miles from the Destin Pass on the Florida panhandle. The snappers ranged from 6-10 pounds, the largest being 12 lbs! They were in about 70…

Crab Cake Omelettes

The only time we’ve had left over crab cakes is, unfortunately, due to sea sickness. It starts with “Yes, I LOVE crab cakes!” to “No thanks, I’m not too hungry just right now” to “I think I’m going to go below and lie down for a bit.” At which point we intervene. But left over…

Conch Fritters

If you’ve ever cruised the Abacos, you probably have a similar collection of conch shells on board. Conch is a plentiful island treat that you don’t find in all places of the world. Markets in the islands are scarce, expensive and lightly provisioned so any opportunity to enjoy nature’s local bounty is welcome. Following is…