A beautiful, crunchy, citrus, cabbage slaw pairs perfectly with golden, spicy, pan seared scallops!
Lets talk television. True Blood specifically. Spoiler alerts ahead!!! What did you think of the season finale? At the ‘six months later’ part, I started wondering if this was perhaps the series finale..but then like all True Blood finales, they left us with another suspenseful scene. My favorite part? Alcide and Sookie. THANK THE FREAKIN’ LORD. The sexual tension between those two the last few season has been unbearable for me. When my husband saw Alcide enter the room and pick her up, he started flippin’ out and grabbing me… I have been verbally, loudly expressing how bad I want those two together. I am ecstatic, to say the least! (He’s the sexiest man on there!) Basically when Bill told her at the end that she “needed a vampire”, I threw my bowl of ice cream at the tv. I wish I was joking. I get way into it. Bill should just die a long, painful, true death…or what he did to the Doctor in the facility..that was pretty sweet…like the modern day version of curb stomping…but face stomping. ew. But it was cool. I’m sick, yes. All in all though, wasn’t that great of a finale.
While we’re on the subject of TV. Homeland. We’re finally starting Season 2, after a two week hiatus of finishing Season 1. I’m really stoked about it. I’m, surprisingly, reallllly loving this show. Once again, I feel like its real life. I freak out. But isn’t that kind of the point of television? Drama specifically?
Also..moving to Missouri, where there will be nothin’ around, where my husband will be studying his life away every night, will give me LOTS of “quality” time to watch some wonderful “estrogen” shows, as my hubs calls them..so tell me, what’s your most favorite show, that you would highly recommend? Hit me with everything you’ve got, because since my kids have been born and I can’t leave at night anymore, I’ve become a lame, TV junkie. So far, Ive been told Scandal, Orange is the New Black, and The Good Wife. What do you all think of those? yay? nay? What elseeee? (I sound desperate. I am.)
Ok, What you’re really here for. Foooooooood. Scallops, for me, they’re a hit or miss. Sometimes they’re great, sometimes, not so much. These suckers are incredible. But I warn you, super spicy. If you’re not into a lot of heat, tone down the cayenne. Promise, they’re just as good. The citrus slaw…ohmygod. Its awesome. I was eating it out of the bowl, randomly throughout the day. So much flavor.
The spicy scallops though, paired with the cool, refreshing, crunchy slaw, is purrrrfect. It’s like hot and soft meet tart, sweet, and crunchy..it just works. Really well. It takes hardly anytime to make this, and could be considered fancy if you wanted it too. Would be great individual appetizers for fancy dinner parties, you know, if you do that sort of thang. We just got gorgeous fancy china for our wedding, so I can’t wait to host a dinner party..until then. Do it for me. Make these, then tell me about it.
Cabbage Slaw adapted From: Bobby Flay