This is my appetizer entry in the Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers! Check out what Food Network’s Sandra Lee thinks of my recipe! Plus, you can vote and enter to win a grand prize of $2,500!
OK, so that’s sort of a trick title. “How to Reheat King Crab” would be more accurate. In the U.S., almost all the King Crab you’ll find in stores is already cooked. (It’s caught, cooked, then blast frozen to preserve its fresh taste.) This one is more method than actual recipe. The goal is to […]
I’m pretty sure I’d be tempted to eat almost anything if you wrapped it in bacon or prosciutto. This is my take on the classic appetizer, bacon wrapped scallops. This recipe swaps in prosciutto, bacon’s paper thin, salty cousin, which practically guarantees that your scallops will always come out of the oven wearing a crisp little coat.
I get a lot of questions about how to properly cook shrimp and seafood. In a lot of cases, fresh seafood is at its best when it’s prepared simply, enhanced by a few ingredients and spices—not masked by a ton of flavors and heavy sauces. In my mind, the most important thing to know about […]
For this pizza, you build layers of flavor by quickly sautéing the shrimp in a little bit of bacon fat and freshly cracked black pepper. The bacon adds a subtle smokiness that pairs really well with the asparagus.
I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but I was the kind of kid who hid her lima beans behind the couch so she didn’t have to eat them. Hid, as in, concealed them. As in, tucked them behind and under our hulking, scratchy sofa when my mom walked out of the room. Not so that […]buttermilk, cayenne, deep frying, squid
We’ve been pining for summer weather here in Boston. It’s been cold, dreary, and drizzly for days. This pasta salad is like a little dose of summer—it’s cool, creamy, and an absolutely fabulous thing to bring to a picnic or barbecue. Assuming, that is, that the sun ever comes out.basil, garlic, goat cheese, olive oil, Pasta & starch, rosemary, shrimp
Mussels are very forgiving to cook. They come with a built in timer. When they open, they’re done. It’s really that easy. These mussels cook up in no time flat and are bathed in a fragrant, gingery broth made with shallots, butter, and stout. Serve with a crusty loaf of garlic bread to sop up […]butter, chives, garlic, guinness, mussels
So simple. So yummy. There are a zillion recipes out there for pan-fried scallops. This is one of mine. The fresher my ingredients are, the less I usually fuss with my food. This recipe combines a few simple ingredients that complement each other—and still let the individual flavors shine through. For this recipe, fresh sea […]mom, quick, scallops, seafood