Category Archives: Shellfish

๐ŸŸ. Scallops with collard greens melange. 4/4/20

Instead of having the usual scallops, potatoes, and collard greens, I expanded the veg and cut out the starch. I know that as I approach my goal weight-wise it becomes more difficult to lose weight so I have to cut … Continue reading

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๐Ÿš๐ŸŸ Scallops, new potatoes, snow peas. 3/17/20

Happy St. Patrickโ€™s Day! We are celebrating by having at least a portion of our dinner be green. My contribution to this dinner are the Irish snow peas and that Irish favorite, potatoes! I also am in charge of the … Continue reading

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๐Ÿค Shrimp and Grits with Asparagus 3/7/20

I looked back through my posts and found that we had not made shrimp and grits since 2016. I guess somehow it fell out of favor. It was delicious with the perfectly seared shrimp (by John) and creamy polenta (also … Continue reading

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๐Ÿš+๐ŸŸ Scallops!

Scallops are my favs and whenever we have them for dinner it is like we are having a celebration of a happy occasion. Easy and quick to fix, scallops are a bundle of goodness in a small package. We get … Continue reading

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๐Ÿค Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 2/22/20

Here is a dish that George Washington could have enjoyed on his birthday! A melange of finely diced vegetables (fennel, tomatoes, onions, garlic, celery, and bell pepper), herbs, and spices (thyme, oregano, bay leaf, saffron, cayenne and salt) are sautรฉed … Continue reading

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๐Ÿค Shrimp, rice, and broccoli with oyster sauce. 2/7/20

Friday was my last cooked meal for the week. On Saturday we are going out to dinner to celebrate our sonโ€™s birthday and on Sunday is our usual, โ€œbreakfast for dinner.โ€ Next week John and I are going on a … Continue reading

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โš“๏ธ Seared scallops. 1/31/20

Scallops are my favorite protein. We get the scallops at Costco where they are reasonably priced, flash frozen, and packed with no chemicals. John defrosts them ten at a time and sears them in our cast iron frying pan. I … Continue reading

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