Category Archives: pescatarian

Seared scallops, new potatoes, and broccoli. 9/4/20

Look at the sear on these scallops! What a great job John did cooking these scallops. He got our cast iron pan ripping hot and cooked the scallops in a teaspoon of oil for about 2 minutes on each side. … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon with tartar/parsley sauce, rice, and snow peas. 9/2/20

Tonight’s dinner of salmon, rice, and snow peas is really easy and really tasty. John cooked the salmon to perfection. I doubt that it took more than five minutes in the pan. To accompany it I made a tartar and … Continue reading

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Escaping the fire and smoke. 8/25/20

You may have noticed that I did not publish a weekly menu or any updates for a few days. We have been dealing with the fires and smoke in Northern California. Over the weekend our air had fallen into the … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon. 8/20/20

This was a quick cooking dinner. There was, of course, some prep time for making the sauce, seasoning the fish, cutting up the veg, and steaming the rice. John took care of the rice in the morning so all we … Continue reading

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Stir fried shrimp with veg and rice. 8/18/20

I love what we call a GBOF, a giant bowl of food. Each of us who become overweight, get there in different ways. For some it is desserts and others too much snacking. Or maybe it’s fried foods and butter … Continue reading

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Broth-y clam chowder with toast. 8/14/20

This soup is not much of a looker but boy is it good! We should have had leftovers but we could not resist eating the whole thing. The recipe is dead simple and I have included it below. It is … Continue reading

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Tropical salmon. 8/3/20

John said, first thing, that salmon was not a fish you find in the tropics. This was followed by broccoli not being a tropical vegetable. Undaunted I continued with my plans and I think that this colorful plate looks inviting … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, broccoli, new potatoes. 8/1/20

Well, here it is August and we are no closer to getting through with this pandemic than we were three months ago. Maybe conditions are worse. But we have to eat and I am going to cook my way through … Continue reading

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Sea bass, Vichy carrots, new potatoes, parsley sauce. 7/28/20

This was a stellar dinner. We bought these Chilean sea bass individually frozen fillets from Costco and they were great. It is on the expensive side since the per meal cost of the fish is about $13 for the two … Continue reading

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Salmon with rice and snow peas. 7/23/20

We are eating more salmon to help support our HDL with omega-3 fatty acids. Tonight’s salmon was quickly pan fried in a spray of olive oil. It took less than 10 minutes to cook. Along with snow peas and rice … Continue reading

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