Scallop Salad with Saffron Dressing

07. August 2005 Shellfish 0
I’m not a big fan of mayo so I used the light kind for this recipe. Make sure you serve this as soon as you plate it so that the mayo doesn’t look curdled and the greens do not wilt. Ingredients: 6 scallops pinch of saffron threads 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 1 1/2 tbsps of ...

Crab Salad with Tomato-Sake Gelée

06. August 2005 Shellfish 0
This was a sweet recipe from Amanda Hesser of The New York Times. Sweet, as in, new and exciting. I made it as an appetizer for a party I threw for my Dominican and Ecuadorian girlfriends. You can use cheap sake for this but definitely get the good-quality and real crab meat from your fishmonger. ...

Seared Scallops

05. June 2004 Shellfish 0
In Vermont, we were able to use someone else’s backyard equipped with a grill. We invited some of the boy’s friends over for a last-minute barbeque party. We served grilled fish and grilled corn and vegetables with these seared scallops. Ingredients: 1 pound of fresh scallops chili powder dried thyme leaves salt, pepper, olive oil ...

Sichuan Shrimp

28. April 2003 Shellfish 0
One of my co-workers is an avid vegetable gardener. We were talking about his yard in the suburbs and he mentioned that he was waiting to harvest his chilis. A few months later, he gave me a bag of his produce, dried and ready to be cooked. It was a beautiful bounty and I was ...