Seafood

Baked Parmesan Scallops

Baked Parmesan Scallops

Baked Parmesan Scallops are an easy, yet elegant, appetizer or dinner entree that’s perfect for holidays or special occasions.  Garlic and herb butter and a blend of Italian cheeses lend tons of flavor! How many times have you had rubbery, flavorless scallops?  For years I Read More..

Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp

Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp

If you have 30 minutes, you can whip up a platter of grilled chili lime shrimp with spicy lime crema and wow your family at dinner tonight! It’s a perfect balance of spicy, citrusy, and smoky deliciousness that uses ingredients you probably already have on Read More..

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti squash shrimp scampi is a lower-carb version of the classic seafood and pasta dish.  It’s still buttery and full of garlic, but the shrimp and the luscious pan sauce are served over spaghetti squash.  Why not cut the calories where you can and still Read More..

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

This classic shrimp etouffee is rich and flavorful and makes a great dish to serve to guests yet easy enough for a weekend dinner. Although this dish is a meal in itself, I like to serve it with a cool and refreshing Israeli Salad, a Read More..

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche is a cool, fresh, and delicious meal for the dog days of summer.  Lightly poached shrimp takes the worry out of eating raw seafood and the citrus juices, fresh veggies, and punch of cilantro and jalapeno make this dish a family favorite. Read More..

SCALLOPS BRUNO

SCALLOPS BRUNO

In 30 minutes, you can whip up restaurant-quality scallops in a buttery, lemon sauce.  Scallops Bruno makes a great appetizer and an elegant main course as well. I’ve served the Scallops Bruno as part of a cocktail party menu alongside Mexican Picaditas, Fried Deviled Eggs, Read More..

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CRAB CAKES

Tavern On The Green was the gorgeous iconic NYC restaurant located in Central Park.  The ambiance, the people watching, and the food was some of the best the city had to offer.   A classic dish served as an appetizer, on a bun for lunch, and Read More..

SEAFOOD ENCHILADAS (Chi Chi’s Copycat Recipe)

SEAFOOD ENCHILADAS (Chi Chi’s Copycat Recipe)

Do you remember Chi Chi’s restaurant?  It was my favorite back in the day and their seafood enchiladas were at the top of my list.  Creamy, cheesy, with big chunks of seafood, I still find myself craving these enchiladas. This is my take on Chi Read More..

SPICY SHRIMP CREOLE

SPICY SHRIMP CREOLE

Take your taste buds on a tour of New Orleans with this Spicy Shrimp Creole dish.  This tomato-based, saucy dish has just the right amount of tang and heat, plus a punch of fresh seafood flavor from the shrimp. Spicy Shrimp Creole is easy enough Read More..

LIGHT AND CRUNCHY FRIED SHRIMP (with a bonus sauce recipe)

LIGHT AND CRUNCHY FRIED SHRIMP (with a bonus sauce recipe)

Forget about those greasy, overcooked, rubbery shrimp that you remember from bad restaurants in your past. These Light And Crunchy Fried Shrimp are moist, tender, delectable, and crunchy without being heavy and greasy.  The key to light and crunchy shrimp is keeping the oil at Read More..

SHRIMP FRA DIAVOLO

SHRIMP FRA DIAVOLO

Shrimp Fra Diavolo is a pasta dish topped with tender shrimp sauteed in a spicy, fresh tomato and white wine sauce.  This is an easy weeknight dinner that is impressive enough to serve to guests. WHAT IS FRA DIAVOLO? The literal meaning, in Italian, is Read More..

LEMON GARLIC ROASTED SWORDFISH

LEMON GARLIC ROASTED SWORDFISH

This Lemon Garlic Roasted Swordfish is an almost fool-proof and easy dinner that’s impressive enough to serve to guests.  I like to serve it with a Fried Goat Cheese And Roasted Root Vegetable Salad, Sauteed Garlic Broccolini, and a couple of Southern Hushpuppies on the Read More..

ROASTED SALMON AND LENTILS

ROASTED SALMON AND LENTILS

In times of stress, the best thing that we can do is to nourish our bodies and support our brains with lots of healthy Omega-3s.  This roasted salmon and lentils dish is a delicious way to do just that.  It is easy to make and Read More..

EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

Why pay restaurant prices for a ‘crab pot’ when these easy steamed snow crab legs are so simple to make and ready in about 30 minutes.  I like to serve them with melted butter. As far as easy recipes go, this is right about at Read More..

CLASSIC TUNA MELT

CLASSIC TUNA MELT

This classic tuna melt is so easy to throw together for a weeknight dinner.  It’s perfect in its simplicity – the buttery crunch of the bread, the gooey cheese, and savory tuna filling make for the ultimate comfort food.  You may find yourself craving these Read More..