Webicurean’s Top 13 of 2013

by Anne Papina on December 30, 2013

It’s hard to believe the New Year is almost here! As 2013 comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for  your support and all the wonderful comments throughout the year. Webicurean is a labor of love, but it wouldn’t be possible without the loyal […]


Classic Shrimp Louie

by Anne Papina on March 28, 2013

With Good Friday upon us, I thought I’d write about one of my favorite Lenten dishes. I may not have grown up in a religious household, but we did follow certain Catholic traditions. For example, each year for Lent, we’d give up sweets (although I seem to recall Sundays were cheat days).  And certainly we’d […]


Garlicky Crab Bites #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on February 3, 2013

If I’ve learned anything about cooking over the years, it’s that good food doesn’t need to be complicated. This is especially handy to know when throwing a party. Sure, I like to wow my guests just as much as the next person, but I’ve found that folks tend to gravitate towards the no-fuss treats on […]


Asian Honey-Tea Grilled Prawns

by Anne Papina on July 31, 2008

(ARA) – Spark up the coals and break out your tongs, it’s grilling season. While traditional barbeque continues to be a summertime favorite, the latest Weber GrillWatch survey reports that more than 39 percent of grill owners are firing up more meat substitutes, vegetables and leaner meats in an effort to eat healthier. No matter […]

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Pan-Seared Fish Fillets with Chilean Grapes

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Wait for summer to enjoy grapes? No way! Grapes grown in the fertile valleys of Chile are fresh, juicy and in the market right now, so pick up a bunch or two. When you have grapes in the fridge, they’re ready to go for quick snacking or as a tasty ingredient in entrées, […]


Breaded Tilapia with Mango Salsa

by Anne Papina on October 4, 2007

(ARA) – The next time you visit a restaurant or grocery store, you’re likely to notice a new seafood addition. Tilapia, a broadly appealing, mild-tasting white fish, is rapidly gaining in popularity across the country. According to ACNielsen, Tilapia is the fastest-growing species in the frozen fish category. It’s no wonder. Tilapia is a highly […]


Shrimp and Tunisian Fresh Tomato Relish

by Anne Papina on July 23, 2007

Shrimp and Tunisian Fresh Tomato Relish   Save Print Contributed with permission by ARA Content. Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pound shelled and deveined shrimp 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided ¾ teaspoon salt, divided ½ teaspoon ground red pepper, divided 2 large yellow or green sweet bell peppers, diced ½ cup sliced green […]


Striped Bass with Pistachio Brittle and Wild Mushrooms

by Anne Papina on December 18, 2006

(ARA) – Stroll through the produce section of any grocery store in America during the winter months and you will find a variety of delicious fruits and vegetables to easily incorporate into your next meal. Varieties of mushrooms, brightly hued squash, leafy greens, tart apples and crunchy California pistachios are just some of the colorful […]


Shrimp Temptations and Pasta

by Anne Papina on March 4, 2006

(ARA) – Lent has arrived and 159 million Christians will likely be looking for new ways to work seafood into their diets. Many Christians will abstain from eating meat on Fridays until Easter Sunday. “Historically, retailers see a jump in fish sales every year during Lent,” says Judson Reis, Vice-President of Marketing for Gorton’s, the […]


Coconut Lemon Shrimp Stirfry

by Anne Papina on March 4, 2006

Coconut Lemon Shrimp Stirfry   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Contributed with permission by Temptations and ARA Content. Author: Temptations Recipe type: Main Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 12-ounce package Lemon Butter Temptations 16 ounces frozen stir-fry vegetables 2 tablespoons chopped scallions ¼ cup coconut […]