Tag: Seafood

HIS FOOD VS HER FOOD

PICKY EATERS! Few two-people have the same taste in… well, Anything. Food is often a potential battle ground, particularly as we grow older; how we like our meat cooked, to eat meat or not to eat meat, seafood vs yucky fish, allergies, to sugar or not to sugar. Yet often, […]

FAMILY REMNANTS

My niece, Lauren Upton, prepared this table. It’s her birthday party. Turning 29 on the 29th of the last days of 2019. She chose the theme for her birthday party, Middle Eastern. Why? because we are a proud remnant family of Safita Syria and everything we do and cook, when […]

SEARED SCALLOPS & PEA PESTO

Light, healthy eating is what I am about all spring and summer long. This dish is one you will hunger for at least once a week! There are three components to this decadent flavorful and colorful dish: Beurre Blanc Seared Scallops Pea Pesto – Recipe here This recipe can accommodate […]

FOOD NETWORK CREATION

Ever been on Food Network? Well, I had to wait until I became a grandma before there was a slot just for me! Clash of the Grandmas. It was the most amazing fun, hardest work, and satisfying experience of my life. Now… I got the bug to do more! If […]

BAKED FISH

Ahhhh Fish! Light on the tummy, and full of protein. But sometimes its flavor is so mild that our brain doesn’t register – Full and Satisfied! Spring and summer is my favorite time to bake, grill, or fry fish of any kind and pile it high on top of my […]

VALENTINE SOLO

Not everyone has a date or a mate for Valentines Day, and for a variety of reasons. Celebrating Love comes in many forms. And since true love first begins with yourself, let’s take a look at a very special evening I have planned for you to celebrate alone. In the […]

SHRIMP BUDDA BOWL

  In the dead of winter, when the immune system screams for rebooting, or summer’s breezes, this is a dish your body is sure to thank you for, and under 30-minutes to prepare too! Swaps are always welcome, shrimp for scallops, mangos for pineapples, even rice instead of quinoa, but […]

RED SNAPPER WITH CHERMOULA

Whole Fish. While your fishmonger may lure your eyes to buy that big beautiful fish, the preparation may feel intimidating. Here is a perfect solution for buying that fish, and enjoying an easy, and impressive dinner. First? Ask your fishmonger to scale, and filet the fish, saving the head and […]

BRAZILIAN SEAFOOD STEW

Brazil is as diverse a culinary country as America. From Italian, German, and Portuguese culinary influence, to Spanish and African. A few of the states in Brazil, Bahia and Pernambuco in particular, have the largest African culinary influence in the world, outside of Africa itself. The flavors are rich in […]

SEAFOOD

There is always something magical about the SEA! Treasures seem to magically lie within. SEAFOOD is my favorite treasure deep within the waters of an ocean, sea, or river. Sometimes they skim the top, while others love to lie deep within the mud. Nonetheless, they are all delicious! I have […]