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Shrimp & Scallop Seafood Risotto

Shrimp & Scallop Seafood Risotto

        Shrimp & Scallop Seafood Risotto Ingredients 1 Pound Medium Shrimp (*see note on using shells for stock) 3 Cups Seafood Stock (May substitute chicken) 5 or 6 Large Sea Scallop cut into fourths 1 Medium Shallot, diced 2 Cloves Garlic, chopped fine 4 Tbsp Butter, divided 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1/2 … Continue reading

Pecan Encrusted Tilapia over Grits & Greens

Pecan Encrusted Tilapia over Grits & Greens

PECAN ENCRUSTED TILAPIA OVER GRITS & GREENS (Recipe compliments of Charleston Cooks!) What could possibly be more Southern than pecans, grits & greens?  My roots may be Northern, but my taste buds sure made the quick adjustment to the flavors of the South.  I recently took a class at Charleston Cooks! wherein one of the … Continue reading

Homemade Beer-Battered Fish & Chips

Homemade Beer-Battered Fish & Chips

Homemade Beer-Battered Fish & Chips Hailing from New England, Scotch-Irish blood coursing through my veins, who wouldn’t be a lover of good ‘ol fish and chips.  There’s just something so satisfying about biting into a flaky chunk of fish encased in a light, fluffy batter touched with a tangy, dilly, mustardy hint of flavor.  Kind … Continue reading

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and Grits

SHRIMP AND GRITS I love love love love love Shrimp and Grits!  Originally from New England, you would think Clam Chowda would be a fav of mine.  Having spent my formative years growing up and acquiring my culinary tastes in South Carolina, I fell victim to shrimp and grits.  There are so many variations, but … Continue reading

Blackened Grilled Salmon over Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Blackened Grilled Salmon over Cilantro Lime Quinoa

BLACKENED GRILLED SALMON OVER CILANTRO LIME QUINOA For the blackening seasoning ½ tsp paprika ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ¼ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp cumin Ingredients 1 tsp Olive Oil 2 cups chicken broth (fat-free/low sodium) 1 cup uncooked quinoa (click HERE for the perfect quinoa cooking tips) Juice … Continue reading