Steamed orange fennel mussels

I extemporaneously picked up some mussels at the grocery earlier today. Not having prepared mussels before but having much experience eating them, I read several recipes and found a recipe for orange fennel mussels that seemed rife to riff upon: 1 tblsp canola oil 1/2 yellow onion (1/3 cup, diced) Zest of 1 orange (1/2… Read More »

Recipe: Garlic Mint Shrimp, Buckwheat and vegetables

Having fresh mint leaves to use, I googled “garlic mint shrimp and came up with a recipe that worked nicely. I modified and reduced the the ingredients to serve two as, 1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled, and deveined 1/4 canola oil 6 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon black pepper… Read More »