Lemony Green Bean Pasta

Based on a salad recipe from Southern Living. Note my changes below after recipe. Thank You! 12 ounces uncooked casarecce pasta* (I used Tagliatelle from RANA.) 1/2 pound haricots verts (tiny green beans), cut in half lengthwise 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 5 teaspoons lemon zest, divided 1/4 cup finely chopped roasted, salted pistachios (I useedContinue reading “Lemony Green Bean Pasta”

Wedding Planning Calendar

12+ months before Date: ______________________ Envision your wedding and draw up a budget. Assemble your “planning team.” Consider hiring a wedding consultant. Pick a wedding date and time. Select several options, then check with your venues, officiant, and important guests before finalizing. Start planning the guest list. Look for and book ceremony and reception sites.Continue reading “Wedding Planning Calendar”

Sea Scallops with Gingered Smashed Peas and Cilantro Gremolata

So delicious! For the Scallops and Pea Puree 2 cups shelled English peas (I used frozen sweet peas.) salt 1 large garlic clove 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice freshly ground black pepper pinch cayenne (optional) 16 large sea scallops, about 1 1/2 pounds CilantroContinue reading “Sea Scallops with Gingered Smashed Peas and Cilantro Gremolata”