Truffle Clams with Gruyere and Panko Crumbs


Truffle Clams with Gruyere and Panko

Steam clams, chop and mix with panko, clam juice, salt, pepper, parsley, truffle oil or chopped black truffles, place under broiler and enjoy.

Spicy Tuna Sashimi Avocado Bites


Tuna Sashimi Avocado Spicy Mayo Bites

Spicy Tuna Sashimi Avocado Bites

Check out your local fresh fish market for sushi-grade tuna.  If you’re in Chicago, I recommend Isaacson & Stein Fish Co on Lake Street in West Town.  They have a great selection of fresh and quality seafood at very reasonable prices.


  • Chop Fresh Tuna (1/2 -1 lb)
  • Slice Avocado (1-2 at your preference)
  • Chop Cilantro (to your liking)

Spicy Mayo Sauce

  • Add 2 Tablespoons of Light Mayo to Siracha Sauce (to your liking)
  • Add a splash of Lemon Juice, Soy Sauce, and Chili Oil to the mayo.

Mix all ingredients together and serve on a decorative spoon (like shown above) and Serve on a fun spoon!

Garlic Mussels in Tomato Cream and White Wine Sauce


Garlic Mussels Tomato Cream White Wine Herbs

Garlic Mussels in Tomato Cream and White Wine Sauce

  • Saute garlic in olive oil *
  • Add mussels, white wine, tomato sauce, clam juice, heavy cream and cover in saucepan.
  • Finish with basil and parsley.

*TIP:     Hot Pan, Cold Oil