Seafood Recipes

I have had so much fun playing around with great quality finishing sea salts lately. I realized that it can take a just okay dish to an over the top creation with just a little sprinkling. My latest creation, Grilled Hawaiian Sea Salt Tuna Nuggets, is proof that a simply grilled fish can take center […]


A seed was planted the day we visited our local library… Who knew that there was such a thing as a seed library — it’s true, you can check out up to three packets of seeds and unlike books, there is no due date . As I watched my boys, I realized there was no […]


Who says potato salad is just a side dish? Certainly not me! I love a potato salad that is so much more than just  potato and mayo. This recipe for Salmon Asparagus Potato Salad is a perfect example of a potato salad that could be an entire meal. I love experimenting with some of my […]


To me weeknight dinners are casual fun and something that the entire family can enjoy together. One thing that I have always found is that my kids love to ‘build” their meals. This recipe for Brown Sugar Glazed Cod Tacos is the perfect #weekdaysupper meal that the entire family can enjoy creating. The Brown Sugar […]


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  I can honestly say that I have paid very little attention to Valentine’s Day over the past twenty years. Let’s face it, when you have four children, your priorities shift and we were busy, — raising kids, going to cheerleading, dance, football and basketball practice — it left […]


Traditions. One of the most important things we can do for our families. In our family, Christmas is all about good food, good wine and great conversations around the family table. We have been known to stretch our holiday dinners for so long that we could possibly combine breakfast, lunch and dinner into one long […]


I just returned from a trip to New Orleans. This city can be compared to NYC in that there is always something going on and the food scene is just fabulous. I had some of the most memorable meals but what really stood out, was the use of crab in so many dishes.  Although I knew […]


I don’t know that anyone has inspired me to cook, more than Sara Moulton.  She is one of the first cooking shows that I can remember watching on television.  At that time, I had four little ones and would love to sit in the family room, keeping them entertained and planning what to make for […]


Lobster Ravioli with Shrimp Garlic Caper Sauce #SundaySupper

May 12, 2013
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Happy Mother’s Day Friends!   May your table be filled with great conversation, incredible food and memories that will last a lifetime.   I am blessed to be spending the day with My Mother and My Children.  There is nothing like the unconditional love of family.  My husband surprised me and made reservations for Mother’s Day. […]

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Miso Cod #SundaySupper

March 10, 2013
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Putting food together is an art like everything else in life. However, when made with fresh ingredients it is truly a masterpiece.  As the creator of one of my favorite blogs, Steamy Kitchen, Jaden Hair knows how to turn Asian food into a beautiful masterpiece.  Not only are her recipes beautiful, but they are also fresh […]

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