Buttery, delicious, incredibly versatile, and surprisingly easy to cook, scallops are a true seafood treasure. Here, the best ways to prepare this delicious shellfish for any meal and to suit any taste.
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Save this one for a special occasion. This is a dish that’s sure to impress, but it’s not one that will have you slaving in the kitchen all day long. Creamy grits—easy to make, even for those who aren’t born-and-bred Southerners—serve as a hearty base for the toppings: seared scallops, of course, but also bacon, sweet onion, red bell pepper, crisp edamame, and juicy grape tomatoes.