Category Archives: Shellfish

🍤 Vietnamese sweet and sour soup. 1/16/20

John did most of the prep on our third soup of the week while I was out having lunch with our daughter. Then he cooked the soup later! So my contribution was cutting the shrimp into thirds, draining the tomatoes, … Continue reading

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⚓️ New Year’s Eve scallops. 12/31/19

Happy NYE and I hope you have celebrated responsibly.  Our scallop dinner was a fine way to usher in 2020. John seared some scallops and I made the broccoli, new potatoes, and tartar sauce. John bought a half bottle of … Continue reading

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⚓️ Vietnamese sour soup, Take 2. 12/19/19

We re-made our authentic Vietnamese sour soup a little less authentic on the second try. This time we made it more to our liking adding a vegetable broth and more vegetables, a little less tamarind, and a more balanced fish … Continue reading

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⚓️ Vietnamese (sweet and) sour soup with prawn. 12/14/19

Making this dish was quite an adventure when we prepared it in Ho Chi Minh City during a cooking class. It was also quite an adventure preparing it at home. There are a lot of ingredients and some are not … Continue reading

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🐟 Seared scallop dinner. 12/13/19

I skipped a post for yesterday since it was our leftover dinner for the week. We had leftover stuffed peppers. But on Friday we had one of my favorite dinners—plump, seared, ocean scallops with new potatoes and snow peas. And … Continue reading

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⚓️ Shrimp biryani 12/3/19

This recipe started out as a one-pot, Instant Pot dish.  But the shrimp just cannot stand being hammered in the Instant Pot for even a short amount of time. So John cooks the shrimp on their own after a short … Continue reading

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🐟 Scallops! 11/6/19

Scallops are my favorite protein! We have a killer deep fried scallop dinner but since we are eating healthy we go the seared scallops route. John is the scallop master and after getting his cast iron pan screaming he sears … Continue reading

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