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Birthday dinner! Scallops, new potatoes, collards and corn. 9/14/21

This simple but delicious dinner was John’s choice for his birthday. I must admit that I had to put him to work cooking the scallops and he did his usual wonderful job. I steamed the potatoes and sautéed the collards … Continue reading

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Scallops with beurre blanc, potatoes, and leeks. 8/19/21

This restaurant quality dinner was made by our son for us on the next to last day of our vacation. It was superb! My only contribution was to peel the potatoes and cut up the vegetables. He calls this his … Continue reading

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Scallops, potatoes, green beans. 7/30/21

Friday night’s dinner is pretty straight-forward although any dinner that includes scallops is pretty special. John does such a good job cooking them especially since we are not quite so strict on how much fat can go into the pan … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, collards, and corn 7/1/21

The only negative thing I can say about this dinner is that there were not enough scallops!! We have been getting frozen scallops at Costco in the counter with the fish for ages but the past two times that we … Continue reading

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Seared scallops with asparagus and rice mix 5/15/21

Saturday night is usually Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) but the only leftovers we had were some rice and some farro. So I mixed those together and added asparagus as our vegetable and scallops for the protein. John always does a … Continue reading

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Scallops and asparagus. 4/1/21

Having scallops for dinner always makes it feel like a special occasion night. Seared scallops and sautéed asparagus in a lemony tartar sauce It takes just minutes to cook these U-10 scallops and John did a great job. They were … Continue reading

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Scallops ala Oak City Grill. 3/1/21

Among his many admirable abilities, our son is also a good cook. Since we are on vacation together currently he offered to make a special dinner. The whole family used to enjoy going out to the now defunct Oak City … Continue reading

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Mediterranean fish stew. 1/8/21

This is an adaptation of a recipe by British chef, Rick Stein. It is from his cookbook, Fruits of the Sea. We have made this before and have had trouble not getting the various seafoods over cooked so we decided … Continue reading

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Fancy scallops dinner. 12/31/20

Last post, last dinner of 2020! I am hoping for a healthy, happier 2021. Putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror deserves a festive dinner so John and I recreated our favorite from the now defunct Oak City Grill. Scallops always … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, green beans. 12/4/20

This is a pretty fancy dinner for a weeknight but I am within a week of my birthday and everything needs to be special but also mindful. I have already planned out my meals through my birthday which is on … Continue reading

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