Fried Red Jasmine Rice with Shrimp (or something!)
Red rice is a relatively new discovery for me - and SUCH a welcome one! It’s nutty, colorful, flavorful, nutritious … what more could one ask for? Sometimes it’s just called red rice, sometimes red jasmine rice, and sometimes Red Thai Jasmine Rice. I’ve found that in our area it’s not so readily available - even Whole Foods doesn’t reliably stock it. I can...
Islesford doesn’t have a grocery store. In the summer the post office offers some emergency rations: eggs, milk and beer being chief among them. So when you come, you come laden with food, giving thanks for the new reusable bags, sturdy enough to be filled to the brim, tied closed, hurled on to the top of the mail boat/ferry, and tossed down to the dock when you arrive. Note of warning -...
Summer eating: Crab Cakes on Islesford
We were introduced to these Thai Crab Cakes in England. My sister made them, hors d’oeuvre size, for my mom’s garden party, with their Chili Lime Mayo dip. Delicious! On Islesford there’s always freshly frozen crabmeat available in David Thomas’s freezer. He ships seafood all over the country, but if you’re local you just call ahead, and then leave your $16.00 in...