When the Cat's Away

>> Thursday, September 16, 2010

The mice eat scallops!

With the spouse out of the country and girl insisting on salad (!!Iknowright??) it was a great opportunity to indulge in some expensive seafood. The boy was hoping for BACON wrapped scallops but honestly I don't know how you are supposed to get the BACON done without overcooking the scallops. Heck I usually overcook scallops without any complicating factors at all. But not this time. I cooked the BACON first, then managed to get a decent sear on the scallops without overcooking them at all. It was almost like a Christmas miracle.

The puree was an attempt to entice the Boy into loving squash by adding copious amounts of butter and heavy cream. Okay a little butter and a splash of half and half. Either way it didn't work. He still hates.

1. scallops with BACON
2. squash puree
3. some figs and a berry and dried cherries


bentobird September 18, 2010 at 3:16 PM  

I love this collection of autumnal flavors and textures, looks delish, celebratory and glam! YUM!!

Natesgirl September 19, 2010 at 6:20 PM  

make my lunch pls


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