Archive | Seafood

Salmon in a Spicy Garlic Tomato Sauce

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Go ahead and blow up the kiddie pool. And maybe aim the sprinkler system at your eyeballs. Because when your tongue meets this un.fa.lip.pin.ing.be.liev.able sauce, your sinuses are going to give you the bird. I don’t want to scare you, but daaaaaaad GUM, this meal will punch you in the face. And I’m no sissy […]

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Seared Salmon with Red Pepper Pesto

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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 […]

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Seriously Hot Thai Seafood Salad

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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 […]

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Seared Ahi Tuna with Asparagus

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Linguine with Sardines. Don’t Gross Out.

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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 […]

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Seafood Posole

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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: […]

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Let Them Eat Crab Cake

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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 […]

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Scallops.’Nuff Said.

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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 […]

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