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White Bean Salad with Parmesan Anchovy Dressing

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by in Comfort Food, Quick Eats

White Bean Salad with Parmesan Anchovy Dressing

Open the fridge on a hot – end of summer day and there sits a cold white bean salad. The dressing thickens and the strong flavors of parmesan and anchovy are rich and creamy. I love the cold and hearty texture of the white beans and if I am not standing in front of the […]

Flame Seared Lobster Tail with Seasoned Butter in the shell

Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by in Family Dinners, Quick Eats

Tis the season for tails!  Run to the seafood department if you don’t have a lobster fairy to deliver them to your door freshly caught. Tails lemon juice and zest from one lemon 1 stick unsalted butter 1 cup of chopped parsley 1 head of chopped garlic Melt butter and add all the ingredients plus […]

Scallop Ceviche

Posted on 04. Feb, 2012 by in Quick Eats

Scallop Ceviche

Salty Dog brought home the Pacific Coast scallop from our local Topanga beach. I lived in Nantucket MA for a couple of summers during my college years and I remember the succulant, delicate sweet and tiny bite of a Nantucket Bay scallop eaten on the docks from boat to mouth. Our scallops are much bigger […]

Lentil Burgers

Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by in Comfort Food, Quick Eats

Lentil Burgers

How many times have you worked away the morning only to get incredibly hungry and don’t want to spend much time making something yummy and healthy because you really just want to feel good and work on. These are the times when creativity is flowing for me and I wish I could turn the hunger […]

Lobster Cobb

Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 by in Comfort Food, Quick Eats

Lobster Cobb

After a traditional Christmas Day brunch of glazed ham, white cheddar gougeres and spinach salad I decided to go for something fast and easy yet still holiday festive for a light dinner. Seafood has always been a favorite at the holidays. In years past I have created elaborate layers of mussels, clams, corn on the cobb, […]

Wild Harvest Mussels

Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by in Comfort Food, Quick Eats

Wild Harvest Mussels

Pull from the highest point on a rock bed when collecting mussels from the ocean.  Place the knife behind the mussel and hit the end of the handle with the base of your palm to wedge the knife between the rock and the mussel. The wild harvest mussel requires a bit of muscle to clean […]