Chopped Shrimp Salad with Rice and Avocado mounded on top of a blue plate, with cashews and a pitcher if flowers in the background

Chopped Shrimp Salad with Rice and Avocado

Refreshing and brightly flavored, Chopped Shrimp Salad with Rice and Avocado is a perfect dish for lunch or light dinner on a warm summer day. The base of this delectable cold rice salad is briny shrimp, creamy avocado, crunchy cashews, tangy chopped green apple, cooked rice and a bit of green onion. But the best… Read more »

overhead showing slices of Parmesan Crusted Salmon with bowl of Herb Mayo

Parmesan Breaded Salmon Recipe with Herb Mayo

Charming, delightful and crowd-pleasing, Parmesan Breaded Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise will be the star of your next gathering. I’ve been serving this timeless recipe at my dinner parties for years. Not only is it fresh, enticing, and full of flavor while not overpowering, it’s also easy to prepare. All the prep work can be done… Read more »

Single serving of tuna salad nicoise on an ivory plate

Tuna Salad Niçoise Recipe

Tuna Salad Niçoise is an easy, elegant and impressive entrée that’s perfect for a refreshing lunch or light dinner, especially in spring and summer months. There are numerous takes on this iconic dish from southern France; my version includes tips and tricks to enhance each element, without overpowering or making the dish rich. While bursting… Read more »

A single serving of Pistachio Crusted Fish, sitting on a light green plate that's on a cutting board.

Pistachio Crusted Fish

Flavorful, moist and flaky, Pistachio Crusted Fish comes together quickly – less than 20 minutes, beginning to end! Brown sugar and chopped pistachios combine to form a luscious crunchy topping, dill adds a warm, slightly grassy tone, and lemon juice provides tangy added moisture. Altogether, this delectable, no-breadcrumb topping provides the ideal texture and flavor… Read more »

Shell shaped dish holding an individual serving of Shrimp and Crab Gratin

Shrimp and Crab Au Gratin – Seafood Main Dish

What is Shrimp and Crabmeat Au Gratin? Shrimp and Crab Au Gratin is a luxuriant, elegant and impressive main dish that can be prepared earlier in the day (or up to one month ahead and frozen), making it ideal for a make ahead dinner. Delicate, sweet shrimp and lump crabmeat are baked with sliced mushrooms… Read more »

blue plate showing Shrimp Salad with Lime Herb Dressing; a serving spoon on the side

Spicy Cold Shrimp Salad

Robert and my friends call this the Best Shrimp Salad Recipe. Easy to prepare, this scrumptious make ahead shrimp dish is fresh, flavorful – and a bit spicy, too. Jalapeno peppers, sweet peppers, fresh herbs (chives, parsley, cilantro) and lime add zing and make this recipe unique! Why This is the Best Shrimp Salad Easy… Read more »

white platter holding a Pan Bagnat - crusty french baguette fiiled with Tuna Nicoise

Easy French Pan Bagnat

One bite of these scrumptious Pan Bagnat sandwiches (also called Tuna Niçoise Sandwiches) and you’ll be transported to sunny, colorful Provence in the south of France. Quick and easy to prepare with pantry ingredients, these delectable sandwiches are impressive, reliable and a fun addition to any lunch or dinner. And, because they can be made… Read more »

whilte plate showing a portion of Tuna and Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Tuna and Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

This cold Tuna Pasta Salad recipe is both easy to prepare and extremely versatile – you can serve it for brunch, lunch or dinner. It calls for a tasty pesto dressing with no mayo, making it perfect for picnics and potlucks, too! I found this intriguing recipe for Tuna and Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad… Read more »

Fish Piccata with Artichokes

Delicious, light and healthy, Easy Fish Piccata with Artichokes is quick enough for every day, elegant enough for entertaining. Mild fish filets (think cod or halibut) are sautéed, then served with a piccata-inspired sauce. To the standard piccata sauce base of lemon, butter and capers, I add chopped shallots, green onion, white wine, chicken broth… Read more »

Blue plate filled with Quick and Easy Cajun Shrimp Linguine

Quick and Easy Cajun Shrimp Linguine

With our Quick and Easy Cajun Shrimp Linguine, you can have a scrumptious and healthy dinner on the table in under 20 minutes. I love this Cajun Shrimp Linguine recipe for so many reasons. Not just because it’s quick and easy to prepare, or that it’s healthy (calling for skim milk instead of cream), or… Read more »

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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