Category Archives: Shellfish

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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Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/9/20

Usually when you think of New England clam chowder it is a creamy, thick broth with celery, clams, and potatoes. There is a lot of cream and butter in the recipe. Rhode Island clam chowder is a much lighter version, … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, and broccoli. 9/4/20

Look at the sear on these scallops! What a great job John did cooking these scallops. He got our cast iron pan ripping hot and cooked the scallops in a teaspoon of oil for about 2 minutes on each side. … Continue reading

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Escaping the fire and smoke. 8/25/20

You may have noticed that I did not publish a weekly menu or any updates for a few days. We have been dealing with the fires and smoke in Northern California. Over the weekend our air had fallen into the … Continue reading

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Stir fried shrimp with veg and rice. 8/18/20

I love what we call a GBOF, a giant bowl of food. Each of us who become overweight, get there in different ways. For some it is desserts and others too much snacking. Or maybe it’s fried foods and butter … Continue reading

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Broth-y clam chowder with toast. 8/14/20

This soup is not much of a looker but boy is it good! We should have had leftovers but we could not resist eating the whole thing. The recipe is dead simple and I have included it below. It is … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, broccoli, new potatoes. 8/1/20

Well, here it is August and we are no closer to getting through with this pandemic than we were three months ago. Maybe conditions are worse. But we have to eat and I am going to cook my way through … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir fry and breakfast for dinner. 7/25, 26/20

We finish off last week on Saturday with a tasty shrimp stir fry and start off the new week on Sunday with Breakfast for Dinner.

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Anniversary scallops! 7/17/20

Since it is our anniversary we are having a special dinner. Usually we try to dine out at some fabulous restaurant for our special occasion. But not this year. So we made our favorite dinner which is panko breaded, deep-fried … Continue reading

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