For whatever reason, we’ve been in a Pasta-Scallop frame of mind. Hubby is a big fan of Scallops. I really don’t think I had ever tasted a scallop before marring him. And to be honest, the first time I tried scallop anything I was not thrilled. So what changed?
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.
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.Continue reading “Cajun Sea Scallops over New Orleans Style Risotto”