Archive for August 2012

Seafood Extravaganza – Mom’s Birthday

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  This year we had the honor of hosting my Mom’s birthday at our house.  Since fresh seafood is a scarcity in Kansas compared to Texas, so we went for a Seafood Extravaganza menu with an Asian twist.  Planning the menu is always the hardest because I am always wanting... more

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Thai Style Steamed Mussels

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  I made these mussels as an appetizer for my Mom’s Seafood Extravaganza dinner.  I served each bowl with a slice to toasted french baguette to soak up the flavorful broth.  My mom actually loved the broth so much she sipped it all up!  I purchased the mussels from Central... more

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Pan Seared Scallops over Butter Lettuce & Mixed Tomato Salad

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  This colorful salad was part of my Mom’s Seafood Extravaganza dinner.  We put an Asian flair but wanted to keep it simple so we used the Nuoc Mam Ot Recipe as a light dressing. Be sure to not over-dress the salad as the scallops will provide a lot of flavor and... more

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Ca Hap – Steamed Striped Bass with Glass Noodles

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This was the main entree we cooked for my Mom’s Birthday Seafood Extravaganza.   This Steamed Fish with Pork, Mushroom and Noodles is a very classic Vietnamese Dish (Ca Hap) and I was inspired by a recipe I found from Andrea Nguyen’s “Into the Vietnamese Kitchen” cookbook that my friend gave... more

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