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November 06, 2015

Parsley Shrimp Skewers

Serve shrimp for dinner tonight. It is a delicious, smart, and quick way to get a good meal on the table after a hard day at the office.
Serve over fresh spinach with an orange vinaigrette.
See my suggestions for making this your own.

Serve with a lightly oaked Chardonnay

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October 16, 2015

Lemony Grilled Shrimp Salad

This is a recipe from Cooking Light. It is fast and simple and delicious.

Purchase shrimp that smell fresh like the ocean. Any size shrimp will work. Sometimes the smaller ones have more flavor because they usually come from colder water.

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February 25, 2015

Shrimp Risotto

I ate the best Shrimp Risotto in Italy, that was until I made this one. They are very different but both are loaded with layers of flavor.

Risotto is made with Arborio rice and takes a little time to develop the right texture, but totally worth it so get to it!

Pair this dish with an Italian white Soave. The wine is crisp and fruity but yet light enough to compliment the flavors in the risotto.

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November 25, 2013

Lobster Bisque

Serve something different during the Holidays but be aware, lobster prices are soaring due to its ever increasing popularity. If you take the time with this recipe though you can create amazing flavor with two medium to large lobster tails.

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November 16, 2013

Scallop Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers with Pesto

This is a great combination of flavors with scallops, roasted red pepper and pesto and the end results make a beautiful presentation. Place on a colorful platter to serve.

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November 06, 2013

Stir Fried Shrimp in a Tangy Thai Garlic Sauce

The marinade for the shrimp is a combination of oyster, fish and soy sauce with a hint of sweet and sour. Oyster sauce is cooked down oyster juice that is caramelized for added flavor; the flavors work very well with the shrimp.

The shrimp can be served with noodles or rice.

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August 14, 2013

Red Pepper Bisque with Citrus Crab Salad

This soup can be served with or without the salad, or the salad can be served on the side. Either way the colors and textures offer a rich and delicious dish.

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July 11, 2013

Stir Fried Noodles with Shrimp, Chiles and Lime

This is one of the most popular dishes from Thailand. Thai food doesn't have to be hot so you can control how much heat you want by adding more spice.

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May 26, 2013

Coquilles St. Jacques

Coquilles St. Jacques is a French dish that consists of scallops in a creamy wine sauce topped with bread crumbs or cheese browned under the broiler. This recipe is best with bay scallops. Bay scallops are generally found on the East coast and are smaller and sweeter than sea scallops. They average between 80-100 per pound.

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September 27, 2012

Crab Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are large enough to make a meal out of just one. Cremini mushrooms are the smaller version and also work great for this recipe. You can either grill these or roast them in the oven.

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