Sea | Seared Sea Scallops with Citrus Tarragon Confetti Salad

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Sea scallops are elegant in presentation yet incredibly fast and easy to prepare. Their sweet, creamy flesh cooks in about four minutes, making them the perfect entertaining dish. Prepare the salad ahead of time, bring it to room temperature, and dress it just before serving. Then sear and plate the scallops before your guests realize you’ve stepped away! If it’s a beautiful evening and you’re dining outside, brush them with canola oil, season with salt and pepper, and throw them on a medium-high heated grill instead. Serve with a crisp, chilled Pinot Gris or Sauvignon Blanc.

I created and photographed this recipe for the April issue of Sheridan Road magazine, wanting to share a recipe that embraced spring flavors yet transitioned to easy summer entertaining. And truth be told, I wanted a dish that would look beautiful in my antique Wedgwood shallow bowls. I have a serious china addiction, and these are one of my absolute favorite finds! Read More


Entertain | Apricot Glazed Spring Lamb Chops

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Lamb chops are a favorite spring starter or main for me when entertaining. They are elegant yet simple – who doesn’t want that? But you don’t have to wait for a party! These are so easy to put together, you can have them on the table for a weeknight dinner in less than half an hour. I created this recipe for the March issue of Sheridan Road magazine, thinking they would be perfect for an Easter celebration. Read More


Dessert Plate | Coconut & Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

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Welcome to fletcher + fork! I’m delighted to have this new space for sharing recipes, images and stories from my home kitchen and beyond. You’ll find a crisp, clean, easy to navigate site with a handful of top recipes from my last blog, and new ones featuring healthy meals and worthy indulgences coming each week. All recipes have a printable PDF version located at the end of each post, and if you ever have a question or request, you can contact me here. I’d love to hear from you and answer any questions you may have! And I would be absolutely thrilled to have you to sign up to receive my posts. You’ll find a ‘follow’ button on the right hand side of any fletcher + fork page (or the bottom of page on a mobile device).

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My son turns seventeen today and this is the cake he requested for our family party. Tender vanilla cake mingles with sweet tart lemon curd and an irresistible cream cheese frosting to become the ultimate indulge-worthy dessert. You will have frosting left over and this is a very good thing – refrigerate and use sandwiched between graham crackers or wafer cookies, or dollop onto raspberry laced weekend pancakes. Read More