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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 when said friends are as enthusiastic about food as we are about cooking it. Definitely a friendship made in heaven! Ann and Julie drove down from Rochester, taki...

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 ...

Risotto with Lagostino

It’s Monday after Thanksgiving. The holiday is officially over. More or less. The leftover tur...