Shrimp Scampi

I really enjoy cooking and eating shrimp scampi. It’s a simple kind of meal that I always forget to make, but when I’m really out of ingredients, the pantry and freezer can come to my rescue. This scampi is fast and flavorful, and it’s really simple to adjust to your own tastes. You like more lemon, add it! You like more garlic, throw some in! Here’s how I do it: Add 1/4 cup of olive oil to a large pan … Continue reading

Baked Skillet Shrimp and Orzo

I love meals that only dirty one pot, and this recipe is great. The most difficult part of this whole meal is transferring the skillet to and from the oven. The easiest part- eating it, of course. I love baked pastas because they get a little crispy and chewy, but the flavors in this one are particularly delicious. Because everything gets cooked in the same skillet, the orzo really sucks up all of the flavorful juices, even those from the … Continue reading

Abracadabra…Cajun Crusted Shrimp!

Presto dinnero. These shrimp are so easy to prepare, they cook in about 5 minutes, and they are as tasty as can be. I felt like a dinner magician. The shrimp take on a very light, crispy crust that is packed with flavor. Oddly, they remind me a lot of a bloomin’ onion from Outback Steakhouse. There are a lot of spices that make up the crust for these shrimp, but the flavors work so well together that it’s worth … Continue reading