Garlicky Shrimp with Olive Oil

Let's keep it simple…Life happens.A cold beer or a glass of wine….And a  loaf of crusty bread to soak up the garlicky oil is all that you need to make this easy to prepare shrimp dish perfect.Garlicky Shrimp with Olive OilServes 8 (first course Servings)Recipe from Food and WineIngredients:1 cup extra-virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Garlicky Shrimp with Olive Oil

Watermelon and Cress Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Hearts of Palm

We had a most enjoyable weekend.  We played in the dirt (we have a family garden plot), did much needed yard work.   In the evening we drank cocktails with friends in our community garden patch, and enjoyed light summer meals.   If only we could do this more often....One of the meals that was … Continue reading Watermelon and Cress Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Hearts of Palm

Shrimp and Chorizo Stew

Here is a delicious, easy, minimal fuss one pot meal that can be enjoyed during this busy, and sometimes frantic holiday season.Shrimp and Chorizo StewServes 4Recipe from Food NetworkIngredients:1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 large Spanish onion, diced4 cloves garlic, smashed4 ounces Spanish chorizo, casings removed, sliced2 teaspoons smoked paprika (hot or sweet)Kosher salt1 cup canned … Continue reading Shrimp and Chorizo Stew

Camarones Con Salsa de Anis (Shrimp with Anise Sauce)

There are days when it does not seem there is enough hours in the day to make it all happen.  This is an opportunity to reach out to one of my favorite bloggers and ask for help.  Erica graciously provided one of her authentic Colombian recipes to share with you.I have been following My Colombian … Continue reading Camarones Con Salsa de Anis (Shrimp with Anise Sauce)

Shrimp, Cucumber and Mango- Sunday Supper Salad

Mangoes and cucumbers are abundant this time of year, and each summer we highlight these ingredients in a wonderful salad.  It is easy to prepare, and when served family style, can serve a crowd.  This salad has a mild sweet flavor with a hint of spiciness that provides a lot of flavor with minimal effort. … Continue reading Shrimp, Cucumber and Mango- Sunday Supper Salad

Lemon Caper Marinated Shrimp

By special request. This one is for you Loek!3lbs. large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined1 cup fresh lemon juice2 white onions, sliced1- 1/2 cups rice wine vinegar1-cup extra virgin olive oil1/3 -cup drained capers2 Tablespoons minced parsley2 teaspoons kosher salt1 Tablespoon poppy seeds2 Tablespoons minced garlic1 Tablespoon sugar1. Cook shrimp in boiling water for 2 … Continue reading Lemon Caper Marinated Shrimp