From sea to shining sea-coast to coast, summer is a prime season and reason for hosting a tasty boiled, steamed, or fried seafood cuisine of summer night dinner.
Lobster, crab, gulf shrimp, clams, sea scallops, mussels cod, haddock are in East coast season.
Is anyone else thinking about the song, “Clambake” from the Elvis Presley movie of the same name?
Clambake, gonna have a clambake!
Good tunes frame a good time.
In keeping with the keep it summer simple rule of summer entertaining, I like the versatility a casual with an elegant twist style brings to the table or beach blanket.
Keep the look simple and keep the guests guessing what decorating and entertaining surprise you’ll pull out of your beach bag of tricks.
Building on a theme takes a lot of the guesswork out of decorating and tablescaping.
The summer season comes ready to go with a ski boat load of ideas for themed parties and get-togethers with a catch of the day menu.
A cool beverage and a hot night can be all the theme you need, but if you’re looking for other theme ideas here’s a list of suggestions:
Reelin’, Chillin’ & Grillin’ Summer Nights
Nautical and Nice
Shrimp on the Barbie Under the Stars
Ever wonder why lemon is the seafood plate accessory of choice?
Lemon wakes up the natural flavors in seafood and fish.
The bright bite of fresh meets citrus sweet and flavor balance is born.
Lemon wraps make a pretty plate presentation and keep the lemons seeds contained.
King crab, salmon, halibut, Pacific bay shrimp, sea scallops, swordfish, flounder, clams, oysters, calamari squid – Pacific perfection!
This Crab and Lobster Seafood Rolls recipe from Chef Resha at CarnalDish is seafood cuisine of summer scrumptious. Click on the link for the recipe.
Seasoned to taste and region.
Put a southern spin on the seafood spread with a pan of buttermilk cornbread.
From coast to coast and sea to shining sea, seafood lovers know the world is their oyster.