Category Archives: Shellfish

🍤 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 sautéed … Continue reading

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🍤 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 son’s birthday and on Sunday is our usual, “breakfast for dinner.” Next week John and I are going on a … Continue reading

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⚓️ 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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🍤 Shrimp, rice, and a new vegetable. 1/29/30

For some reason I had convinced myself that I did not like bok choy. So I never eat it. I was searching for a vegetable to go with our shrimp and rice dinner and could not face broccoli again! I … Continue reading

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🍤 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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