A Feast with Friends | Gr...

Great food makes for great bribery. With the promise of a fabulous feast, we invited ourse...   Read More

Ahi Tuna Salad Lettuce Cu...

The Sears Chef Challenge – Week 1, Cerritos, CA What an exciting weekend! I was selecte...   Read More

Baked Crab Cakes

A plate of crab cakes with a big green salad and a glass of chilled rose wine make for a w...   Read More

Black and White Sesame Sa...

Many people love salmon but are afraid to cook it at home. Try this easy, Asian-inspired r...   Read More

Dungeness Crab Salad with...

Prized for its sweet, delicate flesh, Dungeness crab is a west coast specialty. It needs l...   Read More

Grilled Jalapeno Mint Shr...

The Sears Chef Challenge The third of four events in the Sears Chef Challenge took place t...   Read More

Grilled Shrimp Salad with...

Crisp salad greens and grilled shrimp are the basis for a new grilled shrimp salad with fr...   Read More

Grilled Shrimp Wrapped wi...

Now that my Tuscan Blue rosemary bushes are big, I trim long sprigs and soak them in water...   Read More

Grilled Swordfish Kabobs...

Fire up the grill for Father’s Day and serve these easy, tasty swordfish and vegetable k...   Read More

How to Sear Scallops

Big sea scallops, also called diver scallops are a wonderful treat when you can find them....   Read More

How To Steam Salmon

With time-starved schedules and the desire to eat healthy, everyone needs fast and easy re...   Read More

Linguini with Clams | A F...

Steamed Clam on Malibu Beach The first time I remember eating steamed clams was at Gladsto...   Read More

Lobster Salad with Creamy...

Recently we spent a few glorious nights at the beautiful Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach, Ca...   Read More

Moules Mariniere | Mussel...

Cooking with liqueurs brings unique flavors and flair to dishes. Adding Pernod, the famed...   Read More

Mushroom and Herb Pasta S...

This is an amazing tasting sauce with a rich and hearty flavor.  My favorite pasta sauce....   Read More

Mushroom Stuffed Sole

If you are pining for spring when more fresh wild fish comes into season, make use of a l...   Read More

Pan Roasted Halibut with...

Pan-roast halibut filets in a hot non-stick skillet and finish them with a brief steaming...   Read More

Pan Seared Halibut with M...

Go fish! Does anyone still play that card game? Anyway, for Valentine’s dinner, here is...   Read More

Pistachio Crusted Roast S...

Constantly on the run, the first half of the year went by in a blink. With trips to Santa...   Read More

Raspberry Balsamic Salmon...

Crisp seared salmon and a ruby red sauce made with frozen raspberries, raspberry balsamic...   Read More

Roast Halibut with Roast...

Mild flavored and pearly white, there is nothing like fresh Alaskan halibut.  I’m alway...   Read More

Roasted Garlic Shrimp

It was not until this weekend that I thought to share this recipe with you. One I have use...   Read More

Seared Scallops with Hois...

Seared sea scallops make for a fast, tasty and healthy dinner.  They are sweet, meaty, te...   Read More

Seared Scallops with Oran...

With Valentines being mid-week this year, I wanted to share a recipe with you for an easy,...   Read More

Seared Scallops with Vege...

Always looking for a way to get more vegetables into our diet and knowing my husband will...   Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Tender shrimp, quickly cooked in a bubbling, spicy tomato sauce, “brother devil̶...   Read More

Shrimp Scampi with Meyer...

Sweet Meyer Lemons With sweet, floral-fragranced Meyer lemons in season, here is a main di...   Read More

Simple Seared Salmon

If just thinking about cooking fish makes you nervous, try this simple way to cook perfect...   Read More

Smoked Salmon Nicoise Sal...

Sears Chef Challenge – Week Number 2 – Brea, CA We had another fun weekend wit...   Read More

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Tacos are one of our mainstay lunches. We often assemble them with leftover roast chicken...   Read More

Thai Shrimp Soup

Perfumed with aromatic lemongrass and ginger, zing from lime juice, and heat from a jalape...   Read More

The California Shrimp Lou...

She taught me to scramble eggs, make perfect white sauce and chicken soup. How I miss bein...   Read More

Vegan Cheese Sauce

No-cheese sauce. Vegan cheese sauce. Cheesy sauce. Non-dairy cheese sauce. I’m not s...   Read More