Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Yeah, we missed National Taco Day…so what? Who came up with all of these food days anyways? Was there a committee of stuffy old men smelling of Old Spice and Icy Hot sitting around a large boardroom table? Or was it a bunch of young hipsters sipping on grande mocha soy frappe carmel latte espresso agave sugar coffee… Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Buffalo Shrimp

     Wow!! Sometimes life just gets busy. Works been crazy with a move to a new lab and all that has entailed. Throw in the holidays, and things get put on the back burner. Hate to say it, but that’s what kinda has happened with this blog lately. Honestly, I meant to cook these lil… Continue reading Buffalo Shrimp

Green Lightning Shrimp

     Do you have a recipe that’s been on your to-do list forever? Something that you keep meaning to cook, but for whatever reason you keep putting it off? I know I have a few, but green lightning shrimp has probably been on that list longer than anything else. Every once in a while, this… Continue reading Green Lightning Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp Salad

     For some reason, every time I’m cooking shrimp, I think of the movie Forest Gump. Specifically the scene where Bubba says: “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried,… Continue reading Grilled Shrimp Salad

Brined and Grilled Shrimp

     A few weeks ago, I caught an old episode of Good Eats entitled Crustacean Nation (look for the video embedded at the end of the post). This episode focused on shrimp cocktail, but what really caught my attention was the brine. We’ve brined chicken and turkey and pork chops, why not shrimp? The idea… Continue reading Brined and Grilled Shrimp

Chili Dusted Shrimp and Pasta

Chili Dusted Shrimp with a Fire Roasted Orange Bell Pepper Pasta      I recently received a free package of chili mix in the mail. Part of a contest I was in. After following the instructions on the box to make the chili, I discovered that it was not good. Not good at all. As in… Continue reading Chili Dusted Shrimp and Pasta

Fire Roasted Shrimp Scampi

     I woke up Sunday morning thinking about seafood. Mussels to be exact. Those black shells glistening in a simmering bath of white wine and butter. I’m not really sure why….I wasn’t hungry…but never the less, I wanted seafood. And then later during the day, it changed from mussels to little neck clams due to… Continue reading Fire Roasted Shrimp Scampi