Overnight Marinated Shrimp and Avocados

Have you ever been asked to bring an appetizer to a party?  This is the recipe that you will want to keep handy and prepare over and over again.  As you know from the majority of my posts, I love make ahead easy to prepare dishes.  Overnight Marinated Shrimp and Avocados is just that type […]

Shrimp with Vermouth and Sriracha

After reading the title, you must think I have gone crazy with this flavor fusionl.  You cannot believe this wonderful combination, vermouth is a fortified wine flavored with various botanicals typically used in many cocktails and sriracha is a spicy sauce made with red chilies and garlic typically used in Vietnamese and Thai recipes.  Combine […]

Spicy Shrimp

If you love a  dish that packs some heat – you will love this Spicy Shrimp recipe. Marinate the shrimp one hour to up to twenty-four hours before serving.  Quick, easy and make ahead; my idea of a perfect recipe.  I like to serve this with hot crusty bread to sop of the spicy sauce.   If you like a […]

Shrimp Stir-fry

My husband grew-up eating rice almost everyday of the year.  Needless to say, he still loves rice and appreciates every meal that includes rice.  What better way to serve rice than with a wonderful vegetable filled stir-fry.  What could be easier than a stir-fry dinner.  Everything cooks under 30 minutes and you have a healthy […]

Steak and Shrimp Kabobs

Now that the weather is warm and the grill is ready, I am ready to try some wonderful grilling recipes.  For these kabobs, I loaded each skewers with an assortment of meat, shrimp and vegetables.  I then made a basting sauce that we brushed on the kabobs as they were grilling.  The results were outstanding.  Easy […]

Shrimp Rolls

This past weekend, we had a marvelous lunch at Bryan Voltaggio’s Family Meal in Frederick, Maryland.  We ordered the shrimp rolls that were absolutely delicious.  After I got home, I wrote a few notes and here is my version.  I think this would be a great recipe to have for lunch or dinner.  We also had […]

Grilled Shrimp Fajitas with Tequila Lime Peppers

One of our favorite dinners is fajitas.  We even order fajitas when we visit local restaurants.  I was thinking how could I increase the flavor and add that special something to my basic fajitas.  Out came the tequila, lime and various spices, the results were terrific.  I hope you give this recipe a try.  “Provecho”  

Panko Parmesan Shrimp Appetizer

What to do with one pound of shrimp and only thirty minutes?  That was my thought the other night when friends called at the last minute to come for dinner and I had one pound of shrimp in the refrigerator.  I quickly said “I’ll bring the appetizer”, the pressure was on.  We were leaving in […]

Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

When I was sorting my hundreds of recipe cards, many from my mother, friends, and former co-workers, I came across this classic pasta dish.  Yes, that is correct, I have hundreds of handwritten 3×5 recipe cards.  Many date back over 50 years, all with delicious and classic dishes.  I even have cards listing menus served […]