Cooking, Crab, Maryland, Seafood

Week 37: Maryland Crab Cake

Growing up in Baltimore, MD, one of my favorite meals was a crab cake. I have always loved eating crabs but sometimes the task of picking the shells clean is not ideal. Therefore, crab cakes were a special treat where someone else picked all the meat from the shell for me, and mixed it all… Continue reading Week 37: Maryland Crab Cake

Asian, Cooking, Seafood, Vegetarian

Week 33: Summer Rolls with a Peanut Sauce and Duck Sauce

For months now, one of my friends has been telling me how easy and delicious summer rolls are, and I finally got around to making this dish! This is another one of those daunting dishes, that is pretty simple when you actually get down to making it. I started with this recipe that really spelled out… Continue reading Week 33: Summer Rolls with a Peanut Sauce and Duck Sauce

Cooking, Rice, Seafood

Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto

Last weeks attempt at making fried chicken, and succeeding at it, influenced me to attempt another daunting dish. SCALLOPS. I have read numerous times that is it so easy to overcook scallops and they can turn rubbery. Truthfully, overcooking might as well be my middle name. But, putting all fears aside and still living off… Continue reading Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto