Category Archives: Seafood

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Broccoli Bowls

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What I needed was some soy sauce, honey and fresh ginger. What I had was rice wine vinegar, tequila, maple syrup and red pepper flakes. These are my favorite type of meals. The ones you cobble together with a friend with glasses of wine in hand, sleeves rolled up, rumaging for ingredients in cabinets and the fridge. You would think… Read more »

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

I have been into food for about as long as I can remember, but I didn’t start cooking until I was away at college and it became a necessity. I just couldn’t eat pizza, cheese fries and Kraft mac-n-cheese every night.  My specialties back then were banana pancakes and chicken Parmesan. When I got married I would watch cooking shows… Read more »

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Bowls with Quinoa Salad

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This recipe was the result of my milling around in the produce section wondering what I could make to go with shrimp. I didn’t want to make a pasta dish, already had that last week. I thought something with grains, I have quinoa in my pantry,  and a slightly Asian seasoning might be nice. So I grabbed some lemons, scallions,… Read more »

Shrimp Baked in a Bruised Tomato, White Wine and Garlic Sauce

This dish is like a shrimp scampi but baked in the oven instead of on the stove top. I have eaten this dish right out of the oven with a loaf of crusty bread, over pasta as pictured, and have even substituted a white flaky fish like tilapia or flounder. This is my favorite type of recipe – It is… Read more »