Category Archives: Shellfish

Seared scallops with snow peas and new potatoes. 7/2/19

Of all the proteins scallops are my favorite. Sweet and succulent they make any dinner feel special. John did a great job cooking them in our cast iron frying pan. He made sure it was really hot before he put … Continue reading

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Shrimp cocktail and a salad. 6/27/19

Tonight we made another hot weather dinner. Unfortunately it was so chilly out that we had to close the back door! I am definitely not complaining about the weather though.  I know pretty soon it will be blazing hot again. … Continue reading

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Clam chowder on toast. 6/20/19

John and I tried this new recipe for clam chowder on toast by chef Gabrielle Hamilton and, boy, was it good! The recipe was sort of long and complicated so we used some convenience products and also lightened it up … Continue reading

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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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