Archive | Seafood

Seared Salmon with Red Pepper Pesto

salmon9

Are we okay? We’re cool, right? I mean, your stomach isn’t cursing your name after eating too many bowls of this is it? I had no intention of harming you or damaging our relationship in any way. You know that, right? Let’s just blame the bike, shall we? Shifting blame is fun! I did not […]

Continue Reading

Seriously Hot Thai Seafood Salad

thaisalad

I often forget about putting seafood in a salad. It usually finds its way swirled into a creamy pasta, or swimming in a spicy soup, or even tucked into crisp tortillas with fresh tomato and creamy avocado. But a salad? A SALAD? HOW DARE THEE DOTH MAKE A SEAFOOD SALAD THEE. Just kidding, a salad […]

Continue Reading

Seared Ahi Tuna with Asparagus

ahituna

I remember when I first moved to Kansas City, Aaron giddily drug me around to a gajillion restaurants, introducing my face to all kinds of new tastes and textures. I’d be embarrassed to admit what I’d not eaten before moving here, so let’s just pretend that I told you and you gasped and I was […]

Continue Reading

Mussels in Cream, Shallots and Herbs (oh my!)

tumblr_ll6upsx5U71qdz03r

Okay, I’m not asking you to karate-chop a lobster, but ya just gotta try mussels. Take a deep breath, do a set of jumping jacks and tell yourself you’re a strong, adventurous eater and you’re ready to take the next step in your culinary life. Plus the finished dish looks so dang impressive you’re mighty […]

Continue Reading

Linguine with Sardines. Don’t Gross Out.

tumblr_lihg8sp9YE1qdz03r

I finally did it. After two weeks of teetering on ideas, I finally opened up the can of sardines, took a nervous peek and decided what to do with them. You guys, those suckers are not cute. After many suggestions and google imaging, I thought about preparing them on sort of bruschetta, all fancy-like in […]

Continue Reading

Seafood Posole

tumblr_ldlnjlJi4T1qdz03r

Around our house we’re a little sniffly, a little achy and frankly worn out from the week. You might want to stay a few feet away. No, not you orange juice. You can hang. So can you red wine. Enter healing soup of the night: Simple Seafood and Spinach Posole What it took for 2: […]

Continue Reading

Let Them Eat Crab Cake

tumblr_lbwj45dWKi1qdz03r

Mission Front Yard Leaves: completed. Mission Back Yard Leaves: I can’t bear to imagine or I’ll start crying and never stop. But then crab cakes entered my mouth. I had forgotten the power of crab cakes and how with one bite they can erase any sign of depression, anxiety or general sadness due to leaf […]

Continue Reading

Scallops.’Nuff Said.

tumblr_lanzacALhb1qdz03r

This is a post from a long time ago from my Facebook food album.  Aaron’s cooking tonight, so I’ll have that story for you and more, tomorrow.  Whoa, that was very news reporter-y of me. I’m not sure if it’s from the harvested scotch bonnet pepper that we threw into this dish last second, or […]

Continue Reading