|2-4 Tablespoons Italian
1 very large yellow onion
3 large stocks celery
1 handful (1/2 to 1 cup) fresh
parsley, or curled parsley
1/2 tsp. coriander,
1/2 tsp. crushed fennel seeds
1 bottle Clamato juice
4 Italian (Roma) tomatoes
2 cups white wine
1 pound large scallops
1 pound small clams
1 pound shrimp
1 pound crab
1 loaf of bread
1/4 cup or so Italian
1/4-1 tsp. garlic
powder, if desired
Shake & pour Italian dipping oil into frypan placed on medium
Cover. Chop yellow onion and celery. Add to frypan. Tossing to coat. If
dry, add dash more dipping oil. Cover.
and add to frypan, tossing. Cover. Gather spices and get crockpot. Pour
sauteed vegetables into crockpot placed on high. Add spices and Clamato
juce . Stir and cover.
add with wine. Cover. Rinse scallops. Quarter each scallop, and add to
crockpot along with clams, shrimp, and crabmeat. Stir gently. Cover for
one hour, or until bubbles start to form. Turn heat down to low. Gently
stir. Cover and simmer for at least another hour before serving, and
4 or 5.
with Hot Bread.
Slice loaf of Italian
or French bread. Shake and pour Italian Dipping Oil into small bowl. If
desired, add garlic powder to taste. Stir.
Using pastry brush,
paint bread slices with Dipping Oil. Lay on baking sheet oil side up.
mozarella, parmesan, or any favorite cheese. Broil until bubbly or
Serve with Cioppino.