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Spicy Florida Seafood Saute..Spicy Florida Seafood Saute

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
cup sliced Florida red bell pepper 1 1/2 cups dry white wine
cup sliced Florida yellow pepper 1 tablespoon fresh Florida rosemary leaves
cup sliced red onion 1 teaspoon fresh Florida thyme leaves
cup sliced scallions 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon fresh Florida garlic, minced 4 tablespoons butter cubes, cold
1 pound smoked sausage, diced   salt and pepper to taste
4 dozen Florida hard clams, in-the-shell   parsley, for garnish
1 pound Florida shrimp, peeled    
  and deveined    

Heat olive oil in a large saute pan or skillet. Add peppers, onions, garlic and sausage, stir for one minute. Add clams, shrimp, hot pepper sauce, wine, fresh herbs and red pepper. Cover and cook on medium-high until clams open (about 4 to 5 minutes). Remove clam mixture to a serving bowl leaving liquid in pan. Reduce liquid by half. Remove from heat, stir in cold butter, add salt and pepper and pour sauce over finished seafood. Garnish with parsley. Yield: 4 servings