Archive for the ‘Seafood’ Category

Shrimp & Corn Cakes with Chili-Lime Cream Sauce

I wanted to something to go with my Gazpacho for dinner. I have made crab cakes often but I never tried shrimp cakes and I very conveniently had a bag of shrimp in the freezer, so these were born. They were really good. My kids liked them plain and my husband and I enjoyed the [...]

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Spicy Shrimp Noodle Bowl with Cucumber Salad

This is another dish that caught my eye in the latest Cooking Light magazine that I had to add to my menu plan this week. I paired it with Cucumber Salad per Cooking Light’s suggestion. I loved it. It was a great weeknight dinner. Quick, tasty, healthy and not too heavy. Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Noodle [...]

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Smoked Salmon Tarts

Saturday night, I needed an appetizer that would be quick to put together after spending the day on the farm for my daughter’s horseback riding birthday party. Tired from party planning, entertaining 15 4 year olds and unwrapping and playing with presents, we were headed to a friend’s house for dinner. I needed an appetizer [...]

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Thai Coconut Shrimp over Orange-Scented Brown Rice

This was very simple and quick to prepare. I usually keep a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer. To defrost in 20 minutes, I place the shrimp in a bowl and cover with cold water and change it out about every 5 minutes. While you are defrosting the shrimp you can set the rice [...]

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Summer Rolls with Dipping Sauce

A favorite go-to dish of mine this summer has been summer rolls. They are great on a hot day, they are delicious, easy to make, healthy and can even be assembled ahead of time.  You can serve them as an appetizer or as a meal. When I serve them as a meal I often pair [...]

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