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Friday, March 11, 2016

Bivalves on the Half Shell

Want to make food look really tasty? Serve it up in a scallop shell! The shape, the size bring on thoughts of the ocean...seafood thoughts, that is! Fried shrimp, succulent lobster, baked snapper, crab legs, stuffed flounder, king scallops, queen scallops or a prawn cocktail...oh, my! Is your mouth watering yet? Well, get ready! The foodie celebration up for this day is getting scallopy by the minute! How about some bivalves on the half shell?

March 12 is...
National Baked Scallops Day

Oh, my! That looks good...really GOOD!
Scallops are a very popular seafood delicacy that can be found in all of the oceans and are a prized food source, plump and delectable. Being very low in fat, these meaty mollusks are delicious prepared in a variety of ways...sauteed, deep fried or in celebration on this day, baked! Baking them doesn't require much of the butter and fat that otherwise go into cooking this lean, white seafood.

 Scallops on Half Shell Recipe

Chili & spice make even scallops nice...
 Scallops on the half shell with chili clarified butter Recipe

Perhaps a little Italiano is more to your liking...

Scallops in Saffron Sauce Recipe

Don't forget the cheese...

Scallops Au Gratin Recipe

 No half shells? NO PROBLEM...

Of course, if you don't mind the extra calories, go for the...

Sometimes all that is necessary is keeping it simple...

Easy Baked Scallops Recipe

Need an impressive dinner that's quick and easy...

Spanish Scallops Recipe

How about easy and elegant -- great dinner party fare...

Ritzy Baked Scallops Recipe


yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!