Tag Archive 'shrimp'

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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Sep 12 2011

Grilled Shrimp with Lime Cilantro Quinoa and Salsa Verde

Published by under Latin,Mexican,Seafoods

Comfort Food with a Punch of Protein It’s one of those days, you come home from a long day’s work and all you want to do is to indulge in a comforting bowl of something, something that will give you that notorious food coma that lands you straight onto the couch with a happy belly […]

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Apr 05 2011

Classic Italian

Published by under Italian,Seafoods

Italian Done Light At some point between arriving on Ellis Island and making pots full of Marinara, Italian cuisine underwent a makeover. In the old country, it was about the small course of cheese and then pasta leading to the main course whether it was the meat or the seafood. In America, all of that […]

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