Bay Scallops

Sep 07

Spicy Seafood Ratatooie with Rotini, Because I Cannot Pronounce Ratatouille

I will be honest, if I had never seen the advertisements for the animated movie Ratatouille, I would have probably have never known this word yet alone what was included in this French dish. That is not to say that I looked at any recipes prior to making this meal. Ratatouille is a southern French …

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Apr 27

Holy Galloping Scallops Batman

The word ‘scallop’ comes from the old French word ‘escalope’, meaning ‘shell’ and scallops are the worlds only only migratory bivalve. They are able to swim by ejecting water by clamping their shell using their adductor muscle (the part we eat).  In the US, Sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) or the UK, King scallops (Pecten maximus) are …

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