Scallop Crudo

This is an appetizer that I do when scallops are fresh and in season. They are raw so be careful. You can substitute fresh fish but be careful always to use a trusted fish monger. Please no bottled juice; squeeze it – you want the best on this dish. So no cheap olive oil –…

Montana Menu Meandering

I just spent a vacation in Montana, and as I always do, I try to avoid chain restaurants and eat at local places. I also try to eat all the local treats . I know I will make a few enemies, but I did find a few things and will point them all out. Montana…

Everything old is new again

I was recently staying in a motel (you know the ones that serve free breakfast) and saw that someone decided to update the Easy Bake Oven. I never had one, but I knew kids who did, and we all thought it was amazing. Well, it’s 2021, and my taste is no longer simple. The motel…

S’mores chocolate chip cookies

Who doesn’t like s’mores? Who doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies? Let’s put them together and make a “s’mookie”? A “coomore”? How about a late summer treat to enjoy before fall hits? It’s also for those who have an electric fire place where you can’t roast marshmallows. I hope you like it. Dry ingredients:2 1/2 cups…

Surf and Turf Burger

This is an upscale burger that is out of the box (unlike Micky D’s). Whoever heard of shrimp on a burger? It is also a flavor bomb with the arugula and onion rings. Top it all off with some zesty remoulade all on a fluffy kaiser roll. Use both hands on this one. I hope…