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tea cake and clams

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Dessert / Gluten Free / Seafood

In August, I had the opportunity of baking and shooting a few of Silvana Nardone’s gluten-free desserts featured on Food and Wine. For those of you who don’t know Silvana, she is the cookbook author of Cooking for Isaiah, where she shares tips and stories to cooking delicious gluten-free and dairy-free recipes. One of my favorites from the shoot was this Almond-Streusel Tea Cake. It’s soft, almond-rich crumb is perfect alongside cups of green tea in the afternoon. You can find […]

Smoked Tomato Chowder.

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Fall / Seafood / Soup

To those who were in the path of the storm and devastation last week, my head and heart have been heavy with everything I’ve learned, know that my thoughts are with you. Wherever you are. I hope that you’re staying warm and safe, and finding human spirit shining through. For now, here’s to keeping cozy. A studded little chowder for the grateful soul. ps. Today is a big day, yes? Happy votes. Time is moving […]

Octopus Salad : Roasted Tomato. Potato. Red Onion. Celery. Garlic. Sea Salt Capers. Lemon. Chili Oil

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Appetizers / Gluten Free / Salad / Savory / Seafood

  Just a week ago at around 11:30 on a Wednesday night, I started thinking about Octopus. My idea for my next post and recipe was so engrossing, and the urge to set out for some cute little suction cups was setting in with a power. So the next day I made it happen. I found myself in 66 degree weather, my mood was electric, with good reason don’t you think? :) And this day […]

Seared Scallop, Strawberry, and Basil Salad.

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Appetizers / Gluten Free / Salad / Savory / Seafood / Summer / Sweet / Tart

  I adore fruit in many savory applications and here, these U-10 scallops are kept pretty simple with a touch of a few strawberries. I especially adore this combination because it’s bright, and unexpected. There’s a sweet creaminess from the beautiful scallops and an explosion of sweet and tart juice from the strawberries. Strawberries and cream? A slightly different approach on that, but yes sure, strawberries and cream. No need for a vinaigrette, the juice from the […]