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Appetizers and Sides

Salmon Mousse

By On December 3, 2015

  The holiday parties are starting and you may be asked to bring a dish of some kind to your next party. Well, I highly recommend my salmon mousse.  I love how… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Panzanella Bread Salad

By On August 22, 2014

  It’s the dog days of summer, very hot and dry and we are so ready for some cool weather in Austin. Salads are a lovely dinner this time of year with… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Grilled Clams

By On July 23, 2014

  I really enjoyed this recipe. It is easy, delicious and perfect for a summer appetizer or a main dish with a salad and other sides. I especially love clams, they remind… Read More

Lois Richwine "PEI mussels" smoked paprika recipes
Appetizers and Sides

PEI Mussels with Smoked Paprika

By On June 21, 2014

This is an easy appetizer or a light main dish. Perfect on a summer night, with a salad. I added smoked paprika, one of my favorite spices to enhance  the flavor with… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Seared Sea Scallops

By On June 4, 2014

A scallop is a common name applied to many species of marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. Scallops are a cosmopolitan family, found in all of the world’s oceans.… Read More

Chicken, Beef, Pork


By On February 22, 2014

I had eaten paella only twice, last time around Christmas at Janice & Sydney’s house and about 10 years ago on New Year’s Eve at Tad & Karen’s place. Both versions were… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Baby Scallop Ceviche

By On July 23, 2013

Last year we found ourselves happily in Playa del Carmen for a much needed rest. Our friend Charles knew of a fabulous cervicheria called Aquas Calientes. This place is amazing with the… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Shrimp Scampi

By On November 5, 2009

Define an easy after work dinner….Shrimp Scampi! Who needs 30 minute meals when you can have a delicious 15 minute meal? Right on! This is so delicious and simple. Toss with pasta… Read More