18 Seafood Recipes for the BBQ to Help You Conquer Your Fish Grilling Fears

It's high time to learn how to grill fish and seafood—and our best recipes for grilled fish, shrimp, and more will get you where you need to go. Grilling season is synonymous with summer, but really...

Bistecca Alla Fiorentina - At Home Toronto Style... and More!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 7 months ago

Trying my hand on a ' Bistecca alla Fiorentina ' for Father's Day BBQ with the help of my son. Using a glorious looking chunk of well marbled, dry aged, '4 large-fingers width', naturally raised, A...

Fancy tinned seafood - ideas?

by becwells 1 year ago

On a whim I purchased 2 tins of La Brujula Conservas squid in oil (Chipirones), 1 tin of La Brujula Conservas razorshell clams, and 2 tins of Matiz octopus in oil. I've never cooked with these b...

Tenderizing pre-cooked octopus?

by kellya29 1 year ago

Hi Everyone, My grocery store sells pre-cooked frozen octopus. I've had it a few times and it is not very tender...Do you think thawing and adding olive oil/acid will help tenderize it if it is alr...

How to use a bag of frozen mixed seafood so that it isn't chewy as gum.

Full tummy
by Full tummy 14 years ago

I recently purchased a bag and used it in a pasta sauce; it has mussels, squid rings, and octopus, among other types of seafood. While the squid rings were tender, everything else seemed pretty mu...


by Regnar21 2 years ago

Hello, I have not seen this posted anywhere in years, but never found a resolution, so here we go: I cook a lot of octopus. I will Sous Vide, Boil, Boil and Grill, Sous Vide and Grill, etc. I ...

Tenderizing octopus

by Howard Metz 18 years ago

How would I go about tenderizing octopus before grilling over charcoal? How long do you grill it? Thanks Howard

Octopus and Fado in Lisbon

by GH1618 3 years ago

In Lisbon recently, I was walking around taking in the sights and wondering where to get some local seafood for dinner that wasn’t too touristy, when I came upon a sign for “baked octopus” outside ...

Squid or Octopus in a CrockPot?

by Jennalynn 12 years ago

The rule of thumb for squid and octopus is either cook 'em very fast and hot or cook 'em very slow and low. It would seem to me that a crockpot would make for perfect slow and low... but after a...

Galician style octopus recipe

by miriamdiazmm 4 years ago

Best Galician style octopus recipe?

Lunch at The Purple Pig

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Coming back to my trip report . . . in October 2016, I had five days in Chicago and need to share the final two. After a couple breakfast pastry and coffee stops at Loba and Floriole https://www.ch...

Octopus / Raleigh, NC

by Tehama 5 years ago

Good morning, guyhounds and gal hounds! I came across a recipe I want to try for grilled octopus (http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/7375-grilled-octopus) and was wondering if you could tell me ...

What to do with steamed octopus legs?

by letsindulge 5 years ago

It's my first time with this frozen product. The package says that it's steamed. Am thinking of a cocatel preparation, or a chilled salad of sorts. Anyone familiar with this product? Is there addit...

Live octopus?

by Mcheal 5 years ago

So I've heard of some Asian grocery stores and restaurants selling live octopus. Any where is Boston I would be able to find such a thing?

How long to boil an octopus??

by NightfallPA 19 years ago

I've seen recipes that say anywhere from 30-40 minutes to 2 hours for the same size mollusk. I have a 2lb thawed octopus. What's the best way to do this? Cut it up first? Just use the tentacles? I ...

Where to buy octopus in SF? (to cook at home)

by weezy1074 6 years ago

I want to cook octopus tonight...does anyone have a go to fish monger from where you get octopus?

Hot Lips

by Deb Van D 21 years ago

This is really bothering me. I have had, a half dozen times, maybe, in as many years, what I can only guess is an allergic food reaction. The symptoms are (the morning after, I think) firey hot, ...

Dried Octopus

by karinl 6 years ago

I was given some packs of dried octopus and they have stunk up my freezer. (Any other items taken out of the freezer now smells of octopus.) Does anyone have good tips for managing the odors or rec...

Nice cans of squid and octopus from Spain, what to do with it?

by Crockett67 6 years ago

We were given some nice cans of canned octopus and squid from Spain. What do you even do with it?

Whatever Happened to the Flushing Grilled Octopus Guy?

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 6 years ago

10-15 years ago there was a Taiwanese dude grilling octopus on the street in Flushing, on Prince St. It was all the rage. Now I can't find a single reference. Does anyone know if he's still ther...

Where To Find (Small) Baby Sized Octopus and or Squid

by Porto 6 years ago

Looking for anywhere within the GTA that I could find, fresh or good frozen baby octopus and baby squid. Thanks, Porto