Loaded Baked Ziti

Baked ziti with chicken is one of David’s favorite foods, and whenever I ask him what he wants, he usually requests it. Sadly for David, I rarely make it because I don’t love chicken in my baked ziti. He recently conquered a huge academic milestone, so I decided to surprise him with some ziti. But instead of chicken, I used shrimp, and EUREKA! It’s incredible. This is one meal that I will crave and crave. I love that the ziti … Continue reading

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