Shrimp and Scallop in White Wine Sauce:  Quick and Tasty

Shrimp and Scallop in White Wine Sauce: Quick and Tasty

I have no idea how I avoided making a white wine sauce all these years. So tasty! So quick and easy! And, the best news is that it goes with all sorts of ingredients, from the the shrimp and scallops used in this recipe, to…

What the Hake? It’s really good!

What the Hake? It’s really good!

Last week Michelle The Fish Lady (aka Globe Fish at the Wakefield Farmers Market) recommended that I try some hake, a white fish that is similar in flavor to haddock et al. Always up to trying something new, I got a pound and decided to…

Delightful Summer Chowder!

Delightful Summer Chowder!

Oh. My. God.  Or OMG for short.  🙂  However and whatever the exclamatory phrase, the chowder I made last night was totally amazingly delicious! The impetus was about a cup each, give or take, of lobster meat and shelled but not yet chopped steamed clams…

Grilled Shrimp and Scallops on a Bed of Arugula and Sliced Peaches

Grilled Shrimp and Scallops on a Bed of Arugula and Sliced Peaches

It always amazes me how just a few ingredients can come together and create an amazing bouquet of flavor.  And it is especially fun when it happens due to a “what I have on hand” situation. This particular meal got its start by The Fish…

Salmon Summer Fruit Salad.  REALLY Tasty!

Salmon Summer Fruit Salad. REALLY Tasty!

A big THANK YOU to Marcia Calvin, one of my fellow members of the Wakefield Unitarian Universalist Church, for bringing this lovely salad to our church potluck picnic last Sunday! I love potlucks. They provide a wonderful opportunity to try new dishes and enjoy old…

Pan Seared Shrimp, Roasted Red Potato Slices, and Mixed Greens

Pan Seared Shrimp, Roasted Red Potato Slices, and Mixed Greens

Globe Fish Co had Gulf shrimp at the Farmer’s Market.  Pricy, but I could not resist.  And it was delicious! I found an easy recipe on recipezarr.com that is basically the same as the one I found on the Cook’s Illustrated site. Here it is:…

Pan-fried halibut, sauteed pea tendrils, and roasted red potatoes from the Farmer’s Market

Pan-fried halibut, sauteed pea tendrils, and roasted red potatoes from the Farmer’s Market

First, go check out the Wakefield Farmer’s Market Web site if you have not done so before!  If you live in or near Wakefield MA or plan to visit before the middle of October, be sure to check out the Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings…

I’ll never buy pre-cooked shrimp again!

I’ll never buy pre-cooked shrimp again!

I actually never bought shrimp until I met my husband.  Oh sure, I’ve eaten it at parties and when out to dinner, but I never bought it and prepared it myself.  And, since 2003, I’ve been buying the pre-cooked kind when Steve gets a hankering…