Blessed Be the 3rd Sunday in Lent

If you love seafood, consider this the 3rd Sunday in Lent your lucky day! Unlike all the other days of Lent, Sundays are apart from the sacrifices, the penance and sorrows of the season. Sundays are to be celebrated with feasts and filled with joy.

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Ember Days of Autumn and Sea Scallops

Welcome to the second Ember Days of Autumn. This day is a celebration of the changing season, to give thanks for the grapes that will become wine while standing as a reminder of the sacrifice made for all on Good Friday.

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Seared Scallops with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Hubby and I have a wedding anniversary coming up. Seems to come up around this same time every year for as long as I can remember. Our anniversary got me to thinking – and planning a meal for my soul mate, the love of my life. Something special – my gift to him. Hubby adores bounties from the sea. Scallops are right up there on his hit parade. As are dishes that contain a bit of heat. This bright, beautiful recipe for scallops contain both.

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Cajun Sea Scallops over New Orleans Style Risotto

Years ago, Hubby and I loved to dine out at a place called the Voodoo Steakhouse at the Rio in Las Vegas. While off the strip, the Voodoo Steakhouse; located on the 50th floor had a spectacular view of the city lights. The upscale steakhouse with a New Orleans twist served up amazing dishes and signature drinks.

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