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mayumithrasher
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Re: Dinner!


BillP wrote:
I thought this might be fun... what did you make for dinner last night?


I've been eating leftovers for a couple of nights now. (I made a staple and bought the entree and side.) I made Coconut Rice (so easy and very yummy - substitute a can of coconut milk for the same amt of water, grated ginger, minced garlic, and a little green curry paste for heat) on Saturday. I bought a large slice of grilled salmon and a container of rapini and brussel sprouts w/ garlic from Whole Foods market. I'm very proud of myself for eating all of it. (I don't usually eat leftovers more than once.)

I love brussel sprouts and rarely get to eat them. When I make them at home my apartment smells for a few days and restaurants don't serve them. I'm so glad to have found them already prepared at Whole Foods.

-Mayumi
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kiakar
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Re: Dinner!

At a recent wedding reception I attended last weekend, they served scallops wrapped in bacon. That was so delicious. I am not quite sure how it was done but scallops are my favorite seafood anyway. If anybody knows of a receipe of this dish, please let me know.
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BillP
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Re: Dinner!

This is a pretty classic scallop preparation and pretty easy to do. Basically, you wrap a piece of bacon around the scallop and skewer it with a toothpick so that the bacon stays on. Season with a little kosher or sea salt and pop it in the broiler for 10 minutes, turning once. The only problem is getting the bacon crispy without overcooking the scallop into a hockey puck. You can always par-cook your bacon before wrapping.

Some people use a bit of maple syrup or brown sugar for extra carmelization but I think that is overkill -- scallops are plenty sweet on their own.



kiakar wrote:
At a recent wedding reception I attended last weekend, they served scallops wrapped in bacon. That was so delicious. I am not quite sure how it was done but scallops are my favorite seafood anyway. If anybody knows of a receipe of this dish, please let me know.


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kiakar
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Re: Dinner!



BillP wrote:
This is a pretty classic scallop preparation and pretty easy to do. Basically, you wrap a piece of bacon around the scallop and skewer it with a toothpick so that the bacon stays on. Season with a little kosher or sea salt and pop it in the broiler for 10 minutes, turning once. The only problem is getting the bacon crispy without overcooking the scallop into a hockey puck. You can always par-cook your bacon before wrapping.

Some people use a bit of maple syrup or brown sugar for extra carmelization but I think that is overkill -- scallops are plenty sweet on their own.



kiakar wrote:
At a recent wedding reception I attended last weekend, they served scallops wrapped in bacon. That was so delicious. I am not quite sure how it was done but scallops are my favorite seafood anyway. If anybody knows of a receipe of this dish, please let me know.







Thanks, Bill, I will try them and let you know. The bacon was cooked good for not overcooked and the scallops were not overcooked either. So maybe they did cook both first to insure they were cooked. I might try that!