Tag Archives: new potatoes

Seared scallops. 8/9/19

Except maybe for the clean-up there is nothing faster, simpler, and more delicious than seared scallops. John and I have to time everything to be basically done before he puts the scallops on since they only take a couple of … Continue reading

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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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Seared scallops. 2/10/19

I love scallops. I especially love them breaded and fried but since I am trying to eat reasonably, I am having them pan seared tonight. The steamed new potatoes only take about twenty minutes to cook and, after they are … Continue reading

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Fire on the grill! Epic fail. 9/18/18

We run into a little trouble when our cast iron flat top catches fire on the grill. Our experiment with searing scallops on a ripping hot surface does not turn out well.  Lesson, never add fat too an overly hot … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise. 7/26/18

It has been really hot for over a week now. I am attempting to find different dishes to make for dinner that will not heat up the kitchen. Today’s attempt, Salade Niçoise. This is more of an assemblage of various … Continue reading

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Fancy wine night. 5/24/18

Every so often we have a fancy wine night. Over the years we have collected a small stash of “better” wines which we normally save for special occasions. Other times we just open a bottle as a special treat to … Continue reading

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Artichokes, scallops, and potatoes. 5/7/18

I got a coupon from our grocery for BOGO free artichokes. Normally I won’t spent $3.00 on an artichoke but two for $3.00 is a deal. Plus these were GIANT! I put the artichokes in a plastic bag one at a … Continue reading

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Unbeatable scallops! 4/24/18

It appears we have thrown out our carefully planned menu and now are eating willy-nilly. This morning I gave John a number of dinner choices and he said that he would really like to have the fried scallops dinner again. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 2/3/2018

My mother always made beef stew in a pressure cooker so I have never been afraid of them even though I ended up cooking in one until it was dry and all the food was burnt up inside. I have … Continue reading

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Masala Veggie Burger and Porchetta. 12/14/17

I have lots to talk about from yesterday. I tried another veggie burger and John cooked his porchetta. Starting with the Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burger, I liked it much better than the Hilary’s World’s Best Veggie Burger. This burger … Continue reading

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