Shrimp, Cockles & Chorizo with Spaghetti

Whenever the weather is warm and sunny  I seem to always gravitate to some type of a seafood meal. It’s light, tasty and quick to prepare. So there is not much time spent over a hot stove, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful weather outdoors. Better yet, if you have an outdoor eating area, why…

Flounder Stuffed with Shrimp & Crabmeat served over Ramps

Wow, if you are a seafood lover like me than you will be very happy with this meal! This recipe has not one, but THREE different types of seafood all wrapped up into one pretty presentation. Who can resist a meal that is not only delicious but really healthy and not loaded in fat and…

It’s Calamari Season!!!!

    It’s one of my favorite food times of the year-calamari season! I absolutely love this delicious seafood creature. Calamari is the Italian word for “squid” and is commonly used to describe a number of dishes that feature this sea animal. On its own, squid is typically a very healthful food. It is low in…

Clams in a Coconut Red Curry & Lemongrass Sauce

Wow, look at this photo of an amazing, colorful,  creamy, packed with flavor sauce with some sea salty delicious little neck clams, all tucked in there ever so lovely, with the crusty bread just waiting to be soaked in this sauce and to be enjoyed for a wonderful meal!Yum! MMMM, mmmm, mmm! For those of…

Take Me Back To Italy!!

Me in the Amalfi Coast This beautiful combination of ingredients takes me back to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. If you have never been there, you are missing out on a truly amazing place. So calm, friendly and the views are breathtaking. Each place you stop for a meal is just as good if not…

Add Some Heat in Your Kitchen

If you are craving a meal with some heat, this is the one I would recommend. It not only has the heat, but a real nice Indian spice taste. To absorb some of that heat I recommend you serve it with some Naan bread. I love Indian food. It has so much flavor, never bland…

Shrimp Scampi with Asparagus over Linguine Pasta

It’s that time of the year when all we can think about are the holidays and holiday shopping. Running to stores for sales and bargains, checking the web every 5 minutes for great deals, but not leaving enough time for ourselves to prepare a healthy, nutritious and delicious meal. Well, for the amount of time…

Steamed Mussels with Tri-Color Pasta and Grape Tomatoes

This meal is another easy to prepare dish that is packed with beautiful flavors. By adding chicken stock, white wine and a pinch of saffron, you create these amazing flavor! And it only takes about 30 minutes total time from prep to the table to prepare. Just make sure that you clean the mussels well,…

Mussels in a Pot

  If you have been following my food blog, then you know how much I love seafood. Hence, all the seafood recipes. They are so delicious, no need for many seasonings and so quick to prepare. Most people think that seafood is very difficult to prepare, while actually, it’s one of the easiest foods to…

Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp With Watermelon And Basil

It’s in the high 80’s and you don’t really feel like cooking anything that will create much heat in the kitchen  but you still want something nutritious, and great tasting. Hmm, what shall you make? How about some prosciutto (Italian ham)wrapped shrimp served with a cool and refreshing watermelon and basil? You get both savory…

Coconut Lime Shrimp

  Are you in the mood for something tasty, quick and delicious and that brings you back to a tropical island? How about some coconut, lime shrimp? This is such an easy and satisfying dish to prepare as either your main meal or as an appetizer. Just drizzle your shrimp with some fresh lime juice,…

Shrimp with Fresh Asparagus and Strawberry Tomatoes served over Arugula

Gorgeous Strawberry Tomatoes One of the pleasures of cooking is finding the perfect ingredients. For me, going to the grocery and the farmers market is like a child going to a toy store, it’s exciting! I always enjoy finding beautiful, fresh ingredients, especially the vegetables. Knowing that they taste delicious, all by themselves or paired…