Entries Tagged as 'seafood'

marinated sea bass with olive oil poached lobster tail and bottarga

February 9th, 2010 · 19 Comments

i know… more seafood. but really, there’s just never too much seafood – at least not in my life. especially when it’s supremely fresh. you know what i mean, the good stuff… the kind of fish that gets sent to the best restaurants. because this product isn’t coming to me from a middle man via […]

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pan seared scallops with saffroned fregola and roasted vegetables

February 5th, 2010 · 25 Comments

the scallops arrived at my door on a dreary winter’s morning, overnighted from catalina seafood in san diego. they were the huge dry diver scallops – 6 to a lb. and just as beautiful as i’d ever seen. i had decided upon another sardinian recipe by my new bff chef efisio farris (i’m currently on […]

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Tags: pasta · seafood

spicy spaghettini with sea urchin and tomatoes

January 31st, 2010 · 28 Comments

sea urchin. i’m enamored. and i have been for quite some time although it’s usually called uni and served to me over a slab of rice. well ok, not necessarily – at least not anymore. not since i had it served on a piece of lightly toasted bread, draped with the thinnest, barely warmed slice […]

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Tags: pasta · seafood · tomatoes

shrimp and guanciale

August 31st, 2009 · 22 Comments

heirloom tomato, zucchini, grilled louisiana shrimp, guanciale and torn basil with sauteed arugula global cooling. or at least it feels that way. the weather here in nashville is struggling to hit 80, and that pretty much means that it’s just plain glorious. temperate and sunny, this including the days just past and the rest of […]

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Tags: pork · seafood · vegetables

saffron pasta with pancetta, shrimp and snapper

May 18th, 2009 · 28 Comments

because that’s what was in my pantry – and fridge – and freezer. friends were coming by on short notice and i needed to shop from my ever abundant kitchen. anything to appease some of the guilt from being perpetually overstocked and avoid a trip to the market. so although this was pretty much a throw together […]

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landlocked but determined…

April 14th, 2009 · 35 Comments

in less than three weeks i take off for nyc for the tri-annual mommy visit, haircut and restaurant go around. therefore all socializing over food has now come to a screeching halt and my already compromised caloric intake needs to come down even further in preparation for what inevitably becomes quite the food-centric getaway. until […]

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Tags: beans · fish · greens · seafood

crab cakes with an asian vibe

March 31st, 2009 · 44 Comments

back in the days of no car and a 12 lb puppy (also known as early march ’09), i was home watching martha stewart. which honestly, i hardly ever do. but let’s face it, she gets the best guests. chef after chef they make the pilgrimage to the martha from a wide array of great […]

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Tags: asian · fish · seafood