Maine Shrimp and Scallop Stew
A waitress for 16 years at the Fisherman's Friend Restaurant in Stonington, Maine, Diana Santospago (now the innkeeper at the Inn at Isle au Haut) spent night after night watching customers devour the restaurant's excellent seafood stew. Finally, she decided to create her own version. Diana poaches superfresh seafood in sweet butter, then steeps it in cream, recalling oyster stew.
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