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Shrimp-Boil Kebabs

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A few months ago a pair of finches in love decided to build a nest right on top of our back porch patio speaker. They immediately discovered our frequent in and out pattern. Scared to death, the little finches would sit, pouting, on a nearby power line, waiting for us to remain indoors. YOU CAME […]

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Spicy Shrimp with Edamame, Asparagus and Wheat Berries

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There are only 11 episodes left on Oprah. ELEVEN. Does anyone else experience heart palpitations over this fact? Are you hosting a party? Attending a party? Can I attend yours? Should I host? Stop obsessing? Moving on to food. This recipe = to die for. Try it on a weekend when you have an adequate […]

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Shrimp Cobb Salad

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Remember how I left 2 days open this week because I had no idea where the course of my life would take me? Remember how one of those days was Thursday? Well, the other one was yesterday. Brain-dead from yard work plus emerging from the last of a booty-kicking cold I suffered from all week, […]

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Indian Shrimp Curry Soup

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Tonight I’m going to an Italian cooking class and I am so so SO excited. It’s even located at my most favorite Italian restaurant in town. A friend of mine organized it and the guest list is tiny, so it’s going to be intimate and perfect. I’m pretty sure that I’m going to sob the […]

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Angel Hair with Peppers, Greens and Shrimp

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I’m back! What a whirlwind of a week. I witnessed the birth of my niece. I changed a few dirty diapers. I held and bonded with her while my sister and her husband napped. I smelled her little head. I touched her little lips to make them pucker. I cried a lot. I breastfe….kidding! No, […]

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To Paella, or Not To Paella

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While on a walk this afternoon with my pooch, I was mentally bouncing around the walls of my fridge and pantry, trying to brainstorm on a simple but flavorful dinner for tonight. My mission was only use what I have, but to make it spectacular. (darn cooking shows.) Freezer: shrimp, chicken sausage, corn (yeah, okay, […]

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Shrimp and Tortilla Soup

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Alright winter weather, my bag is packed. My boarding pass is printed. There’s no stopping me now. You have approximately 17 hours to melt, clear up and GET GONE. ….Pretty please? With a tortilla strip on top? Shrimp and Tortilla Soup: What it took for 2: * ½ pound medium frozen shrimp, thawed and pat […]

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I Can’t Get Away From Curry

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Do you hear that? It’s the sweet, sweet sound of weekend bouncing around in your head. After a blizzard-filled week and with more on the way, I hereby declare this a, “lock your doors for 72 straight hours and burn continuous fires and drink good red wine and eat good food and watch forensics shows […]

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