Pasta, Salads, Shellfish, Side Dish

Elotes Shrimp Pasta Salad

Elotes is one of life’s simple pleasures; each bite filled with such delicious complexity that it is pure comfort. I wanted to put that beautiful melding of flavors into a pasta salad. After several renditions that were good, my friend, Mike, came up with the suggestion of shrimp. This single […]


Sea Scallops with English Peas and Fennel Over Whipped Ricotta

“How about scallops?”, my husband asked as we were standing in the Trader Joe’s in Florham Park.  I shrugged and opted instead for salmon. Two minutes later I watched as he attempted to stealthily walk up to the cart (he’s 6″1′ so it didn’t work) with the scallops in hand.  […]