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Easy Shrimp and Lemon Risotto

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Easy Shrimp and Lemon Risotto is a quick version of the classic method of making risotto. I chose it for this Valentine’s day because the holiday falls on a Thursday, making it difficult to cook an elaborate meal. Since the risotto is going to be finished in the oven and the dessert I am suggesting . . . → Read More: Easy Shrimp and Lemon Risotto

Crispy (or not) Shrimp Tacos with Mexican Rice

From the first time I tasted a fish taco, I, along with a million other people, fell in love with it. There is something about eating with our hands that appeals to a lot of people, me included. I could do without the dripping down my chin food, but if it’s good enough I’ll even . . . → Read More: Crispy (or not) Shrimp Tacos with Mexican Rice

Greek Chopped Salad with Lemon Shrimp and Pita Bread

All the favorite flavors of Greek cuisine are front and center in this easy to prepare but hard to forget dinner. Lemon, oregano, crisp vegetables, olives and feta combine to make a unique chopped salad. Finish this off with marinated shrimp and soft pita bread for a quick, anytime dinner. The key to the salad . . . → Read More: Greek Chopped Salad with Lemon Shrimp and Pita Bread

Paella Salad

One of the national dishes of Spain is Paella. It consists of everything good, seafood, sausage, chicken, rice and peas among other things. It is a time consuming dish to prepare but without compare.

This salad version is perfect for our hot, humid summers. Serve it in a hollowed out tomato for a smash presentation.

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Seafood Crepes and Molten Chocolate Cakes

Every Valentines day we would feature a special menu especially to celebrate this wonderful holiday. It was always decadent and we always threw caution to the wind when it came to ingredients and calories. One special day to celebrate with your one special person was not a time to think about anything but enjoying a . . . → Read More: Seafood Crepes and Molten Chocolate Cakes

Individual Greek Shrimp Casseroles

My husband and I love Greek food. This dish is based on one of our favorite appetizers in a Greek restaurant we frequent. They call it Shrimp Saganaki. The bold, earthy tastes of an unpretentious people steeped in an ancient culture stand out in their cooking. This dish came about one Sunday when I was . . . → Read More: Individual Greek Shrimp Casseroles

Individual Greek Shrimp Casserole

My husband and I love Greek food. This dish is based on one of our favorite appetizers in a Greek restaurant we frequent. They call it Shrimp Saganaki. The bold, earthy tastes of an unpretentious people steeped in an ancient culture stand out in their cooking. This dish came about one Sunday when I was . . . → Read More: Individual Greek Shrimp Casserole

Shrimp

Shrimp is sold by the number of shrimp in a pound. Thus 21 to 30 count has approximately that many shrimp in a pound. I usually buy them in the shell as I think they have more flavor if they are peeled just before using. I also prefer wild caught as opposed to farm raised . . . → Read More: Shrimp