Pineapple Teriyaki Shrimp Skewers

Bursting with poolside flavor, texture, and great presentation! These tasty Polynesian kebabs will fill you up, not out, so they make the perfect summer treat, although delicious year round. You can always broil them indoors instead of on the grill if the weather refuses to… Keep Reading »

Scallop Dijon

Greek yogurt lends a creamy, yet healthier twist to this French dish, while the sharpness of the mustard brings the sweet richness of the scallops to life, and dry Sherry adds a touch of sophistication. Don’t worry about that little munchkin or fussy eater, just… Keep Reading »

Venetian Scallops

Sweet, tender, perfectly seared scallops atop al dente spaghetti or fettuccine, with a small pinch of saffron to brighten the rich tomato sauce. If you have vegetarians in the household, serve them first, stirring some rinsed and drained white beans into their serving(s), then top… Keep Reading »

Tilapia Dijon

Greek yogurt lends a creamy, yet healthier twist to this classic French dish, while the sharpness of the mustard brings the mild flavored tilapia to life with a dash of sophistication from the dry Sherry. Don’t worry about that little munchkin or fussy eater, just… Keep Reading »

Herb Dijon Salmon

A slight bite from the Dijon mustard and the herb crust add just the right amount of texture and sophistication to the natural full-bodied flavor of fresh salmon. Super quick and easy for any weeknight dinner, yet elegant enough to serve to guests – this… Keep Reading »

Cashew Crusted Halibut

I’ve been making this recipe for so many years I have forgotten it’s original source, but it is not only a client staple, it is one of my personal favorite fish recipes, so I thought I should share it with all of you too. It… Keep Reading »

Udon Noodles with Tofu & Greens

High in nutrients while full of flavor, this Asian dish is sure to help spruce up your weekly repertoire. Not a tofu fan? Substitute boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size chunks and use chicken stock in place of the vegetable broth, or chunks… Keep Reading »

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes are a classic American first course that are easy to make in bite size pieces for hors d’oeuvres, and ¬†full patty size for an appetizer. Sometimes I like to serve them on a bed of creamy buttermilk cole slaw with a twist of… Keep Reading »

Honey-Pecan Crusted Salmon

Honey seems to bring out the full-bodied flavor of the omega-3 rich salmon, while the crunchy pecan topping gives it more texture. Another surprisingly simple and quick salmon dish you could whip up for a family dinner or a fancy schmancy party.
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Sous Vide Lobster in Champagne Beurre Blanc

Melt in your mouth tender lobster seared quickly in clarified butter and herbs, dribbled with a rich tangy Champagne sauce . Pure seduction on a plate for that special romantic dinner for two.¬†This recipe does require a little more technique and special equipment than usual,… Keep Reading »

Lady Marmalade Oven Fried Coconut Shrimp

These tasty yet healthy and easy to make oven fried coconut shrimp with spicy orange dipping sauce are the perfect way to get your romantic dinner off to a light start, and your loved one thinking “Voulez vous coucher avec moi ce soir?”… Keep Reading »

Sizzling Maple Glazed Salmon

Sweet and spicy (remember you control how much heat) salmon that melts in your mouth. Elegant enough for a romantic dinner for two, yet easy enough to make for an every night dinner. This dish is so flavorful you will want to keep your side… Keep Reading »

Kung Pao Shrimp

This is a lightened up version of the spicy Chinese classic, Kung Pao shrimp. It does require specialty pantry items you will find in most grocery store ethnic aisles today. If you like Chinese food as much as I do, but would prefer healthier versions… Keep Reading »