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Shrimp and Artichokes and Pasta

When I was taking the shrimp and artichoke hearts out of the freezer at 3:15 this morning, I was thinking risotto for dinner. 3 ayem was a bit chilly outside – not cold, just a bit of chill in the air – and it seemed like the perfect warmer-upper d...

Scallops

Let’s see… It’s Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby. The dinner possibilities are pretty much endless… So endless, in fact, that I decided to ignore all of it and cook up some scallops. I suppose I could have come up with some sort of ...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...

Butternut Squash and Lobster Risotto

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by things falling out of the freezer, this morning. It was ...

Shrimp Scampi Roll-Ups

I pulled a bag of shrimp out of the freezer this morning before heading off to work, told Victor I h...

Tortolloni and Lobster

While I was busy configuring my new computer, Victor was in the kitchen configuring pasta. Homemade ...

Cod, Sausage, and Fennel Cioppino

The latest edition of Fine Cooking magazine arrived a few days ago and one of the first recipes I sa...

Orecchiette with Fennel and Tuna

We were watching Jacques Pépin – one of my most favorite chefs – the other night when h...

Shrimp, Veggies, and a Loaf of Bread

There’s more food coming into the house right now than is going out. Time for some creative co...

Shrimp and Grits – Mexican-Style

July 1st. Independence Day weekend. 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...

Involtini di Sogliola al Limone

I have learned so much from watching cooking shows on PBS. Back in a former lifetime where I worked ...

Dover Sole

There’ll be bluebirds over The white cliffs of dover Tomorrow Just you wait and see There̵...

Friday Fish

Going to a Catholic School in the ’50s and early ’60s, Friday Fish was an absolute. That...

Three of the Seven Fishes

Merry Christmas Eve – La Vigilia  – The Feast of the Seven Fish. We’re home this ...