RECIPE: Creamy Shrimp Bisque

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Want a super-simple recipe for dinner tonight? Or an impressive dish that will knock the socks off your houseguests who are arriving this weekend? Try Amy’s rich Shrimp Bisque recipe. You (and your fellow diners) will never miss the heavy cream part. Note: I am allergic to shrimp so have made this with wild Alaskan … Continued

Smoothies—Not So Smooth

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 | By Lisa McComsey | They’re a hot trend, but smoothies may not be so cool after all. Have you noticed? Smoothies are everywhere—prepackaged in supermarket fridges, on the menus of fast-food joints and coffee chains, selling like hot cakes at smoothie stores like Jamba Juice, and of course, getting whipped up in our own … Continued

Quick Seafood Paella

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Nobody makes paella like my dad. However, this way-healthier version may rival his without taking up half your day.

Linguine in White Clam Sauce

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This was the dish I once made for my college roommates (no wonder I was the most wanted roomie on campus!). However, that 1980s version contained a whole stick of butter. Oh my. Those college days are long gone—and so is the artery-clogging dairy.

Potato-Crusted Halibut

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Crispy, yummy goodness—you’ll be counting the seconds before it’s done. Makes the perfect family dinner.

Salmon Salad

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Truth be told, I hate salmon. Or thought I did. My dear friend and gourmet chef, Abby, served this to me for lunch one day. I ate the entire bowl and begged her to make it again the following week.