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Birthday dinner!-Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce – 3/23/21

Our daughter was born on my father’s half birthday. So when her birthday rolls around I am thinking not only of her birthday but also of my father’s as well. It is sweet and bitter-sweet. After having  take-out (pandemic-safe) from … Continue reading

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Weekly winner – Brazil! Shrimp Moqueca 3/19/21

First, thank you to all the Brazilians who happened upon my site while looking for something else! We had fun reading Brazilian recipes and deciding on this moqueca to make. Moqueca is a Brazilian seafood stew. …Moqueca can be made … Continue reading

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Light shrimp scampi with whole grain linguine. 3/9/21

Slight change in plans for dinner tonight. We were supposed to be having classic chicken but when we went in the freezer there was no chicken. So we made Friday’s dinner instead. You never have to twist my arm to … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 2/26/21

This shrimp recipe comes from the now-defunct Kenwood Grill in Sonoma Wine Country. It was a lovely place to sit and have lunch and a glass of wine. The shrimp dish recipe which  they were nice enough to give us … Continue reading

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Shrimp fajitas. 2/19/21

Shrimp are such versatile ingredients and lend themselves to many different cuisines. You could take an Italian route with shrimp scampi or a Chinese one with shrimp stir-fry. Tonight we decided to go Mexican with shrimp fajitas with corn tortillas … Continue reading

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LFD, Shrimp fajitas, spicy black beans, rice. 1/31/21

What a filling and tasty dinner made mostly from bits and pieces left over in the fridge from this week’s menu.  I used this recipe from healthyfitnessmeals.com. Changes we made to the recipe were lime juice in the shrimp/veg mixture, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese sour soup with shrimp. 1/13/21

Before COVID John and I used to do quite a bit of traveling and in November, 2019 we took a trip to Southeast Asia. We started a cruise in Hong Kong and made our way down Vietnam, then to Cambodia, … Continue reading

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Mediterranean fish stew. 1/8/21

This is an adaptation of a recipe by British chef, Rick Stein. It is from his cookbook, Fruits of the Sea. We have made this before and have had trouble not getting the various seafoods over cooked so we decided … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry over cauliflower rice. 12/26/20

As I promised myself, I stopped eating out of control on Saturday. So while John was enjoying more lasagna I made a vegetable laden stir-fry with a few shrimp and served it over cauliflower rice. I made a lot so … Continue reading

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Lightened up shrimp scampi. 12/18/20

I am definitely getting behind with all the things involved with Christmas, like wrapping presents, planning menus, and buying food. So I am posting Thursday’s dinner which was a lightened up shrimp scampi . I got the recipe off the internet … Continue reading

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