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    Lobster Pasta with Tarragon Tomato Sauce

    I took advantage of another Publix sale on lobster this weekend.  So tonight when it was time to figure out what to make for dinner, I decided on a pasta dish for a couple of reasons… first, my time was limited – Blake was working late and Beckett was pretty grumpy, so dinner had to be 30 minutes or less.  Secondly, the boys love pasta.  So pasta it was.  I took to the pantry and fridge for some inspiration, and come up with this recipe.  I don’t use tarragon very often, as it has such a unique flavor, but branching out and trying it with this tomato-based sauce makes me…

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    Mediterranean Risotto with Shrimp and Lobster

    Dinner last night was a result of lobster and shrimp being on sale at Publix, and trying to make use of some of my bulk purchases from Costco. And thus, my husband and I decided to create a Mediterranean influenced risotto made with lobster stock, artichoke, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and feta cheese. We topped it with shrimp and lobster that had been cooked in a white wine cream sauce. It was a tasty success – both adult and kid approved! Mediterranean Risotto 2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1 large sweet onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 can artichoke hearts, diced 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, diced…