seafood

Shrimp and Artichoke Orzo

July 24, 2013
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We have pasta for dinner often. I like it in every shape and size. As a kid, I would eat orzo and I would call them little footballs. It was a common pasta to have in chicken soup. As much as I love it, I sometimes forget about this cute little shaped pasta.  I often […]

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Mussels in Tomato Broth

July 5, 2013
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Hope everyone had a fun Fourth of July! Luckily the weekend is just starting so there is plenty of more fun ahead. If you are doing some entertaining , try my mussels in tomato broth featured on Food Fanatic today. I make it as a quick and easy dinner but it works well as an […]

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Herb Roasted Shrimp And Tomatoes Recipe For Fresh Florida Tomato Month

April 2, 2013
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If you are looking for some tomato eye candy, you have come to the right place.  If you read my blog, you know I am a tomato fanatic. While I love NJ tomatoes in the summer, now I am enjoying  Florida tomatoes as April is National Fresh Florida Tomato Month. The Florida Tomato Committee sent […]

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Greek Shrimp and Artichoke Salad

July 12, 2011

Yesterday was hot and today is supposed to be even hotter in NJ. The temperatures are predicted to reach 100. When it is this hot, I don’t feel like cooking a big meal. A salad and some ice cream is my perfect dinner. But to make a salad for the husband is another story. I […]

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Tortilla Land Shrimp Fajitas

July 7, 2011

Last week I received a package from Tortilla Land. It came at 9am in the morning. By 9:15, my kids were eating the best cheese quesadillas they ever had! I was sent a box of three large packages of tortillas along with some recipes that can also be found on their website by clicking HERE. […]

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Lightened Up Shrimp Scampi

March 27, 2010

I love shrimp scampi because it tastes so good and it is a nice quick dinner. It also goes great with a glass of white wine. The thing I don’t like is how the butter goes from my lips to my hips. So I decided to lighten a classic recipe up and substitute chicken broth […]

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Squidlicious

November 9, 2008

Of course squidlicious is not a real word but I thought it sounded kind of catchy. Squid and calamari are the same thing but many times, the word calamari is used in restaurants. This is probably because squid would remind you of the character on SpongeBob. My husband and son will not go near the […]

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Let’s Go Fishing!

August 13, 2008

My blogging friend Jeena is having a great event this month. It is called Fishing Trip and she will be featuring seafood and fish recipes. I decided to send her this scallop recipe. Yesterday I was the lucky recipient of some giant fresh scallops. One of my husbands friends gets them fresh off the boat […]

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A Quick Shrimp Dinner and Some Blog Awards

August 4, 2008

With all the kids summer activities, we are usually pressed for time. Having a nice dinner at least a few nights a week is important to me. So the other night, I quickly defrosted some shrimp and made this dinner. My garden is blooming and I now have fresh tomatoes, jalapenos and plenty of herbs. […]

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Oysters Saltimbocca

July 18, 2008

Today I am presenting you with an appetizer to serve at your next outdoor party. We will be going to the shore next week and I am in that seafood mode. To indulge myself in a little shameless self promotion, let me tell you that this recipe won the National Oyster cook off in Maryland […]

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