Category Archives: Shellfish

Shrimp with broccoli and zucchini over polenta 5/12/22

Shrimp with vegetables over polenta is our version of shrimp and grits. John uses Bob’s Red Mill polenta and makes it in a ratio of six parts water to one part polenta. One half cup of polenta turns into quite … Continue reading

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I have been unable to post while away due to a feeble internet connection. I will be back with a new post on Friday, April 22, 2022.

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Scallops, new potatoes, sprouts 3/31/22

This is the second of our special occasion for no reason dinners this week. And much like our pasta dinner on Wednesday it was delicious, quick to make, and easy (but, alas, not inexpensive.) Since the scallops take almost no … Continue reading

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Lightened New England clam chowder. 3/26/22

This clam chowder recipe is an adaptation of Gabrielle Hamilton’s from an article in The NY Times. Hers, I am sure, is delicious but contained way too much cream and oil for us. So I slimmed the recipe down to … Continue reading

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Shrimp with polenta and broccoli. 3/19/2

We have had this shrimp dish on and off the menu for weeks now and for some reason have never gotten around to making it. Well, the wait is over and it was really good! It was both light and … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl 3/10/22

Sesame shrimp or salmon bowls are fast becoming the number one choice for dinner at our house. There is really very little cooking involved, make some rice or heat up some leftover rice and quickly cook the shrimp. Everything else … Continue reading

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Lightened New England clam chowder. 2/19/22

When I first looked at the recipe for New England clam chowder I was taken aback by the amount of fat (olive oil plus grease from guanchiale and canola oil) and three cups of heavy cream for 6 servings. Certainly … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 2/17/22

We have had a lot of these sesame bowls lately, some with salmon and some with shrimp. They are a big hit here. We were planning on shrimp scampi but changed the menu because we had a last avocado that … Continue reading

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Seared scallops by Jon. 2/4/22

This fabulous dinner was prepared by our son as a thank you for our week together here in Utah.

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Vacation nibbling. 2/1/22

We are on a week’s vacation with our son so we are making dinners that he likes. He and I go shopping every day for groceries for that night’s dinner. It is not an efficient way of buying groceries but … Continue reading

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