Category Archives: shrimp

Mar 21

Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato Sauce & Feta

LOVE this dish.  Another Greek classic… This dish wasn’t a common one during my childhood – why, I’m not sure – but it’s always been a favorite.  The combination of flavors is just awesome.  Get some nice fresh crusty bread … Continue reading

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Aug 10

Boiling over

Now that we’re heading into mid-August (wow, already?!?!), I’ve begun to reflect back on what dishes I’ve made so far this summer and taking note of what I still need to do.  There are so many options…it’s sometimes hard to … Continue reading

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May 9

Laughing all the way to the scale

I usually try to find ways to lighten up dishes…especially rich, creamy ones laden with fat from cream, butter or any of those other heavy ingredients we all know and love.  If you want to eat dishes like this more … Continue reading

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Apr 29

My Thai dinner

Jill from JBeanCuisine (great blog!) submitted this recipe in our latest swap, and I was the lucky recipient. The theme was Asian – it could have been any type of Asian dish from any course and country. I was happy … Continue reading

Posted in main dishes, mushrooms, shrimp, soup, spinach, Thai | 6 Comments
Apr 15

Spicy but sweet (and how to cut a mango)

I’m a huge fan of spicy (as you may have already guessed!), but there’s something even better about sweet and spicy.  The combination is so refreshing and challenging at the same time.  I love discovering different meals that incorporate both … Continue reading

Posted in coconut, garlic, main dishes, mango, QuickAndEasy, rice, shrimp, side dishes, spinach | 3 Comments
Feb 4

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

In other words…”Congratulations!  Get rich!”  Hey, if that’s what the Year of the Rabbit is supposed to be all about, bring it on! I thought a Chinese meal would be appropriate for tonight, and since I’ve been baking my butt … Continue reading

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Jan 29

Now I’m REALLY starting to spoil Frank.

I know, I know, many of the wives out there are thinking, “you’re SUPPOSED to make your husband’s favorite foods!”  That’s what we do…we tie our aprons on, put a smile on our faces and sing happy songs while making … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, dessert, eggs, main dishes, pork, rice, shrimp, Spanish | 3 Comments
Jan 21

Who else is an Ina fan?

I’m hoping to befriend her one day so I have a nice place to stay in the Hamptons 🙂 Ina’s terrific – so down to earth, smart and creative.  She also has a simple side to her (and her recipes) … Continue reading

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Dec 29

Summer in Winter

Something light was the way to go tonight after all the holiday eating that’s been going on.  Frank loves this dish and requested it (and went out to get the lemons), so that was that.  Another easy and delicious meal. … Continue reading

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Dec 26

Merry Christmas to all!

It’s been a VERY tiring 2 days but we had a lot of fun…hope you all had a wonderful holiday too.  I will update more tomorrow – until then, here’s a glimpse of what our Christmas Eve looked like.  Those … Continue reading

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