Category Archives: Shellfish

🐚🐟 Scallops, new potatoes, snow peas. 3/17/20

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We are celebrating by having at least a portion of our dinner be green. My contribution to this dinner are the Irish snow peas and that Irish favorite, potatoes! I also am in charge of the … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp and Grits with Asparagus 3/7/20

I looked back through my posts and found that we had not made shrimp and grits since 2016. I guess somehow it fell out of favor. It was delicious with the perfectly seared shrimp (by John) and creamy polenta (also … Continue reading

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🐚+🐟 Scallops!

Scallops are my favs and whenever we have them for dinner it is like we are having a celebration of a happy occasion. Easy and quick to fix, scallops are a bundle of goodness in a small package. We get … Continue reading

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🍤 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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