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

Chipotle Cream Pasta with Shrimp and Greens

If you like spicy pasta, you’ll go nuts for this one. I’ve been waiting to make it for months, ever since my friend shared his wildly successful kitchen experimentation with me. I started craving it on the spot! I started checking in at Trader Joe’s, hoping they would stock frozen, raw shrimp instead of frozen, cooked shrimp. After three months, I couldn’t wait any longer. I gave in and bought the cooked shrimp, and I’m glad I did. It’s hard … Continue reading