Joy to the Fishes

Simple yet impressive, seafood is ideal for home cooks looking for variety and flavor at their holiday tables.

Elaborate meals, intricate recipes and high expectations abound during the holidays. So it's during this time of the year that I really appreciate cooking with seafood. Thank goodness there's something that is simple to prepare but impresses nonetheless. One of the best things about cooking seafood is its versatility — it can be grilled, broiled, poached, baked or cooked in a pan.

If you’re facing fish with trepidation, fear not! Seafood is actually one of the easiest ingredients to cook with and can be one of the fastest to prepare. Whether you're looking to serve exciting flavors on a big night or simply want a tasty meal with little fanfare, here are a few of our favorite seafood recipes for every occasion:

Appetizers With recipes that accommodate a sit-down feast or a cocktail fête, seafood is a delicious way to kick off your gathering.


Soups and Salads Served as sides or even as entrées, these dishes make a great impression either way.


Main Dishes Dinner for 8? Table for two? Seafood as a main course doesn't disappoint.



What about you? What's your go-to seafood dish this season?

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