Category Archives: Shellfish

Pan-seared scallops with rice and snow peas. 11/24/20

Yum, scallops! John does such an incredible job cooking them and they are just so sweet and tender. He lets our cast iron pan heat for five minutes with just minimal oil and then the cooking process also takes about … Continue reading

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Rhode Island style clam chowder. 11/20/20

According to NY Times Cooking, this Rhode Island rendition is a “Clear clam chowder originating along the southern coast of Rhode Island, where it is a local delicacy much to be preferred over the creamier version of Boston …” Of … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 11/10/20

Kenwood shrimp comes from the now defunct Kenwood Restaurant in Sonoma Wine Co9untry, California. We and our friends often ordered this really yummy shrimp dish in a light Pernod cream sauce.  One time we asked for the recipe and received … Continue reading

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Seared scallops. 11/8/20

With me doing prep and our son cooking, we put together a fine meal on our first cooking night in Utah. Since eating at home is so much more economical as compared to eating out, splurging on scallops was a … Continue reading

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Shrimp fried rice. 10/22/20

To streamline this dish I cut up the vegetables in the order that they need to go into the pan and John cooks while I am chopping. After cutting each shrimp in three pieces and removing the tail John marinates … Continue reading

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Shrimp tostadas. 10/16/20

We originally decided to have shrimp tacos because I had bought a mango that now felt ripe and did not want to waste it. When I made the salsa, though, the mango turned out to be not ripe but green … Continue reading

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Pan-Seared Shrimp with Peanuts, Black Pepper, and Lime 10/9/20

John made shrimp from a recipe in the most recent Cook’s Illustrated magazine. (It is also on their paywall website.) It involved a new cooking technique where the shrimp are briefly salted and then right before cooking they have a … Continue reading

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New dish! Spiced ginger shrimp. 9/28/20

The shrimp we made was spiced with curry powder and ginger in this dish from Melissa Clark. The recipe as written gives you options for the main spice, garam masala, Baharat, five-spice, chili powder, etc. We were in a curry mood. … Continue reading

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Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 9/17/20

This is a pretty fancy dinner for an ordinary weeknight. We have had this before and I posted the recipe here. John did the cooking and I did the chopping for this dish. We served it with rice and finished … Continue reading

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John’s birthday dinner. 9/14/20

Because of the pandemic this year instead of going out for John’s birthday we cooked his requested favorite meal. He chose popcorn before-sies, sushi appetizer, and fried scallops with collards and corn for the main. We bought the sushi at … Continue reading

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