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Tapas, anyone?  Valencian-Style Clams & Tomato Garlic Bread

Tapas, anyone? Valencian-Style Clams & Tomato Garlic Bread

  For Valentine’s Day, the hubster surprised me with two days and a night at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel.  Yes, I’m lucky, and no, I won’t trade. On the drive home, we both felt a bit sluggish (that’s what relaxing does to you…) and […]

Pasta with Clams in a Lemon Wine Broth

Pasta with Clams in a Lemon Wine Broth

I grew up eating very simple meals that were repeated often in the course of a month. It was good food, but never complicated, and very little seafood was prepared — that is except for the flounder my mother purchased in somewhat thin, brick-like frozen […]

Warm Scallop Salad with Bacon Croutons & Garlic Chili Oil

Warm Scallop Salad with Bacon Croutons & Garlic Chili Oil

I spent so much time on the Daring Baker challenge for May a couple of days ago, that dinner planning just never came into play.  Go figure.  So my husband sweetly suggested that he’d run down to pick up some Mexican food from our favorite […]

Halibut with Veracruzana Salsa & Pasta

Halibut with Veracruzana Salsa & Pasta

I’m on a a tomato pepper kick right now, so thanks for your patience.  It’s partly because of the weather, and partly because when I go to the store, I buy too much produce, and then have to make sure it gets used instead of […]