Posts Tagged shallot

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Scallops. They fancy. Reserved for black tie, white tablecloth affairs. Pure indulgence, right? Right… except that they’re actually quite affordable if you make them yourself and they take – for real – a few minutes to prepare. Now, you could always just sear them off with salt and…

Mussels in White Wine

Mussels in White Wine

On Wednesday we celebrated what would’ve been the 100th birthday of one of my biggest inspirations in both food and life: Julia Child! As a kid, I’d watch her shows less for the cooking instruction – as I was still in the Easy Bake Oven stage – but…

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Lemon Ginger Cream

Roasted Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Lemon Ginger Cream

Are you noticing a pattern yet? I love soup. And I saw a cloud in the sky yesterday for the first time in about a week, so I made some. This has to be my favorite soup genre. The “chop stuff up, roast it and blend it with…

Pan Seared Salmon with Pomegranate Reduction

Pan Seared Salmon with Pomegranate Reduction

Here we are at day 2 of my Not A Cleanse Eating Right Fortnight (I just came up with that – pretty good, huh?) and I feel goooood. I went to the grocery store yesterday to stock up on yummy, healthful items like fresh & dried fruit, granola,…

Chicken & Lentil Stew

Chicken & Lentil Stew

Sometimes your timing is just off. Like right now. The beginning of this week was all rainy and gloomy-like, causing me to dream of a thick, hearty stew. But by the time I bought the ingredients and got around to making one, I think it was about 68…