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Barbara Lynch’s Recipe for Shellfish and Saffron Stew

(Photo courtesy of Chris Court)

Ingredients for stew (serves 4 – 6):

2 1.5 pound lobsters, meat removed
12ea U20 scallops, muscle removed
12 U15 shrimp
24 countneck clams, cleaned
24 mussels, cleaned, beards removed
1 Spanish onion, diced
3 ribs of celery, diced
3 carrots, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 T saffron
2 t red chili flake
1 cup dry white wine
1 16 oz can lavall cherry tomatoes, including liquid
2 16 oz cans white beans such as cannellini, drained and rinsed
1 T extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 bunch chives, cut into batons as garnish

Ingredients for black olive croutons:

1 baguette or day old bread, small dice
2 T black olive paste or tapenade

To build the stew:

In a large rondo, sauté onion, celery, carrots and garlic until softened, about 7 minutes. Add saffron, chili flakes and toast, about 2 minutes. Add clams, cook till they are about to open. Add mussels, wine and tomatoes. Stir to incorporate. Bring to a simmer and cook until mussels are opened, covering if necessary. Add shrimp and scallops, gently mix, being sure not to break them, poach until just through. Add lobster meat and white beans, gently warm. Season with salt and pepper.

To make black olive croutons:

In a large mixing bowl toss diced bread and black olive paste, till croutons are well coated. Toast on a sheet tray in a 375 oven until toasted and crunchy.

To serve the stew:

Ladle into soup bowls. Garnish with black olive croutons and chive batons. Serve with an empty bowl on the side to place shells in.

 

Barbara Lynch will be speaking at Opening Night and on a panel at the 2017 MA Conference for Women.


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Free headshots were a big hit at the 2016 Conference! If you need to locate yours, please use the links below.

If you were photographed in the…

State Street Social Hub, you can find and download your headshot here.

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2016 Conference Logistics

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December 8th is on the horizon, and in order to make your conference day go as smoothly as possible, we have a few important reminders for you. Read More

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2016 Author Signings Announced

Author book signings will be held near the bookstore, in the Education Pavilion inside Exhibit Hall A.

9:30 a.m.
Annie Clark
Anita Hill

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Luvvie Ajayi
Jessica Bennett
Jenny Blake
Carla Harris
Sue Hodgkinson
Courtney Lynch
Glennon Doyle Melton
Jamila Payne
Egypt Sherrod
Nina Tassler
Laura Vanderkam

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mallika Chopra
Annie Clark
Marsha Haygood
Nora Herting
Deborah Kolb
Jess Lively
Jo Malone
Helaine Olen
Paula Rizzo
Elizabeth Robillard
Caroline Webb
Heather Willems

2:30 p.m.
Sara Blakely  (appearing in Spanx booth #916)
Kevin O’Leary

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jenny Blake
Jo Malone
Jamila Payne
Caroline Webb

4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Karen Bentley
Monica Cost

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You can easily connect with fellow attendees using the handy networking feature. Share as much (or as little) information about yourself as you like and instantly communicate and connect with your new contacts with just a few taps!

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