Sunday, October 18, 2009

Scallops Pesto Pasta

1 lb bay scallops
2 cubes pesto
pine nuts
1/2 box farfalle pasta
Parmesan cheese
Fresh cut tomatoes

1. Boil pasta
2. Cook scallops. I sauted them in olive oil covered with flour/salt and pepper
3. Dethaw pesto
4. Toast pine nuts, chop and mix with pesto.
5. Drain pasta, add pesto mix and tomatoes.
6. Serve with scallops and voila!


Friday, October 2, 2009

Salmon Chowder

Based on two recipies ( and

3 strips bacon
1 yellow onion
5 or 6 stalks diced celery
3 russet potatoes
3 carrots
2.5 cups chicken stock
1.5 C milk/and half and half
approx 1 lb salmon cubed
fresh parsley
1 tsp dill
1 red pepper
1 zucchini
salt and pepper

1. Cook the bacon
2. take out the bacon and cook onion and celery in the bacon fat
3. add potatoes and cook ~5 min
4. add carrots and chicken stock cook ~ 10 min on low
5. add everything else and cook until everything is done!

We ate it with yummy bread and it was quite good!!! will make again :)