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Shrimps and Grits

Shrimps and Grits

Shrimp and Grits is an old Southern favorite with as many variations as there are cooks. This is my simple version. It is great as a light supper or a filling breakfast. This was a quick and easy supper for me and my husband while we were by ourself last month.

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Aioli with Garlic Shrimp

Aioli with Garlic Shrimp

This is a slight twist on a previous recipe for Shrimp in Garlic Butter. For this variation, a garlic aioli is served as an additional sauce or dip for the shrimps. Aioli is basically a homemade garlic mayonnaise. To make aioli, you will need:

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

This is an old appetizer standby, and a favorite at parties. For parties, you probably should use smaller, bite sized mushrooms. This time though, I had some large mushrooms that were just waiting to be stuffed so I fixed this for dinner for me and the husband and still had plenty leftovers for lunch the…

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Clams with Black Bean Sauce

Clams with Black Bean Sauce

This is one of my favorite ways of cooking clams, and whenever I go to a Chinese restaurant that offers this, I never fail to order it. These clams, I found at Costco. Asi is my only daughter who shares this dish with me. She loves to put the sauce over her rice. When she…

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Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Aside from plainly boiling them, this is probably the simplest way to fix shrimps. Lately, rather than making pasta and shrimps, I’ve been cooking the shrimps this way separately so as not to get any essence of seafood for The Clone who will not touch any food tainted by the sea. To make this dish,…

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Pecan Crusted Fish

Pecan Crusted Fish

Although I am not religious, one remnant of religious tradition that I still follow on most occasions is eating fish on Fridays. The significance of it has been lost to my family long ago; nowadays it is more of a convenient way to remember to have our weekly fish ration. So it being Easter weekend,…

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Baked Mussels with Herbs and Garlic

Baked Mussels with Herbs and Garlic

Here is another dish inspired by bloghopping. Not too long ago, I was drooling over mussels cooked by Iskandals and SpiCES but I wasn’t sure where or when I would be able to get a hold of some decent mussels. Then Ces commented that I can use the frozen New Zealand Mussels commonly found in…

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Basil Salmon & Pasta

Basil Salmon & Pasta

I am still not up to cooking much. We have just been cooking old standbys like soups…lots of soups. It has been wickedly cold, but I am not going to complain because I know plenty others who are having a much harsher winter than we are. While going through my saved drafts, I realized that…

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