Archive for the 'Shrimp' Category

Apr 14 2012

Bringing Home New Orleans

From brass bands to cabarets, sazeracs to hand grenades,  shot gun homes to French colonials, and seafood gumbos to beignets, the city of New Orleans has an essence, a culture, and identity of its own. Whether I’m walking on Bourbon watching the ladies flaunt their flesh or on Frenchman where trumpets and saxophones pump life […]

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Jan 15 2012

Shrimp and Peapods with Bell-peppers and Mint in a Garlic-Ginger Chili Sauce

Published by under Asian,Seafoods,Shrimp

Chinese Take-out Part Deux “What the heck?” That’s what I exclaimed the last time I opened my Chinese take-out box, rummaging for the shrimp and peapods.  I ordered #43 from the menu “shrimp and peapods.” But to my dismay, I found four pitiful shrimp the size of jelly beans and five stringy, yellowish overcooked peapods. […]

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