Category Archives: Shellfish

BFD (Breakfast for Dinner). 6/3/19

Today we had a little outing to Sonoma County Wine Country which is about one and a half hours away. Our plan is to pick up our wine club selections and treat ourselves to a nice lunch. There are not … Continue reading

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Instant Pot rice biryani with shrimp. 5/29/19

Before discussing our dinner, here is an update on our daughter’s plot in the community garden. With the exception of a few tiny strawberries this is the first harvest, fava beans! She and I shucked a bagful out of their … Continue reading

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Dos de Mayo (Shrimp tacos). 5/2/19

It did not occur to me that this coming Sunday is Cinco de Mayo so I scheduled tacos for this week instead. Sunday is my leftovers day so maybe we can have something to celebrate with then too. Everyone here … Continue reading

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Mediterranean fish soup. 5/1/19

Mediterranean fish soup is a delicious combination of fish and shellfish, vegetables, and a slightly fennel-tomato-Pernod fish stock. It does not take long to cook but there is a lot of prep work. You can find the recipe by Rick … Continue reading

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Shrimp and brown rice. 4/23/19

Yesterday I made a 9”x 9” glass oven-proof dish of brown rice using the oven method. It’s not as fast as using the Instant Pot but it turns out great rice every time. See end of post for instructions. I used … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 3/21/19

Biryani is an Indian dish thought to have been brought to India by Arab traders and has an etymology stemming from the Persian word for rice. Since it is the first day of Spring, it is also Nowruz, a new year’s … Continue reading

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Fried scallops with confetti rice, broccoli. 3/10/19

We try something different with the breading on the fried scallops. I suggest we try fresh breadcrumbs instead of panko breadcrumbs. I also suggest we try shallow frying but I do not win on that one. I am not the … Continue reading

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