Tag: lunch

COUSCOUS AND ITALIAN TUNA SALAD

2 C Israeli couscous (10 to 12 oz.) 2 (7 oz.)  jars Italian tuna in olive oil, drained and flaked 2 tsp. grated lemon zest (2 lemons) 1/4 C freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 C good olive oil 3 T capers, drained 1/2 C pitted, Kalamata black olives, coarsely chopped 1/2 C jarred roasted red peppers, …

CRAB CAKES WITH POMMERY MUSTARD SAUCE

CRAB CAKES INGREDIENTS: 1 pound blue crabmeat (claw) 1 pound blue crabmeat (jumbo lump) 1/2 C mayonnaise 1/4 C fresh lemon juice (approx. 2 lemons) 1/2 C fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 large egg 1 T Dijon mustard 1 T Old Bay Seasoning 1 tsp. Kosher salt and  1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper 1 …

SHRIMP LOUIS SALAD

This is one of those salads that can be very versatile!  If you increase the portions, you can make a wonderful lunch or dinner.  You can also substitute the shrimp with real crab meat and it becomes Crab Louis Salad, also delicious!  This recipe is for 4, you can increase the proportions for more servings. …

GOODY-GOODY HAMBURGERS (my version!)

My cousin Cynthia gave me this recipe she found for the original “Goody-Goody” hamburger.  Those of you from Tampa should remember the Goody-Goody Drive In Restaurant in downtown Tampa when we were growing up.  It was a special treat to gather the family in the car and drive there to eat these mouth-watering, dripping and …

PISTACHIO CRUSTED CHICKEN BREAST OVER BABY SPINACH SALAD WITH PINEAPPLE, STRAWBERRIES & FETA with CRANBERRY ORANGE DRESSING

DO THIS THE NIGHT BEFORE: ORANGE/CRANBERRY DRESSING: 1 cup Craisins (dried cranberries) juice from 2 fresh large navel oranges 1/2 C Extra virgin olive oil fresh graded sea salt and back pepper to taste Place dried cranberries in bowl.  Squeeze the juice of 2 large navel oranges and pour it into the bowl with the …