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Sacatomato
Recipe: Cool cucumber soup meets dry roasted shrimp

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Jul 25, 2012
Recipe: Cool cucumber soup meets dry roasted shrimp

Three thousand years ago the English called it “cowcumber”.  Charlemagne grew them in his 9th century french garden.  I grow them in my Sacramento, California garden and call them cucks.  I never thought I’d make soup out of cucumbers. When I was a kid, we had tomato cucumber salad with olive oil and red...

Undercover Caterer
Recipe: Shrimp salad with creamy dill dressing

Recipe: Shrimp salad with creamy dill dressing

It’s been hot hot HOT here in Sacramento….and who the hell wants to fire up the stove when it’s over 100 degrees outside?  NOT I.  I’ve been mightily fixated on salads, fruit and spritzers.  Yes, spritzers, and I-don’t-care-what-you-say-about-them, they’re delicious. I whipped this creamy dressing together before all my lovely baby dill went to...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipes: Black pepper shrimp with curry leaves

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 7 minutes Serves 4 Recipe from Ruta Kahate's "Quick-Fix Indian." INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons canola oil 20 fresh curry leaves (available at Indian markets) 1...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Shrimp tacos a quick and delicious match to summer fun

Recipe: Shrimp tacos a quick and delicious match to summer fun

Grilled shrimp tacosWhether you prefer your tacos hard and crunchy or lean more to the softer side, this grilled-shrimp filling perfect for a summer barbecue will leave you satisfied. Shrimp cook quickly, especially on the intense heat of the...

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Munchie Musings
Recipe: Green and black garlic shrimp scampi with zucchini linguini

Recipe: Green and black garlic shrimp scampi with zucchini linguini

Spring is the time for green garlic. Look quick, because it will be gone from the farmers markets in the next week or so. I've never used it before and so I decided to buy a bunch a try a few things.I did try some straight green garlic butter sauce on ...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Pan-seared shrimp with sweet soy-ginger glaze

Sweet soy sauce, which can be labeled "kecap manis" depending on what country it's from, is complex and more syrupy than traditional soy sauce. On its own it can provide enough flavor and caramelization to a quickly seared flank steak or skirt steak; h...

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Undercover Caterer
Recipe: James Beard’s broiled shrimp appetizer

Recipe: James Beard’s broiled shrimp appetizer

My regular readers probably know all about my love and admiration for Mr. James Beard (1903-1985), American food authority, but if you’re new here, maybe you don’t.  Here’s the deal.  I LOVE THIS MAN.  He was such a champion for food in general, but especially regional American cuisine–and helped regular Americans realize they could...

Tates Kitchen
Recipe: Spicy grilled shrimp with fettucine

Recipe: Spicy grilled shrimp with fettucine

I'm FINALLY back in the kitchen!Actually it's not like I ever really left. You know how it is - we can have 500 projects going all at the same time but still need to get the laundry done and dinner on the table, right? I did tell my family no-one was a...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Warm shrimp, quinoa and spinach salad

Recipe: Warm shrimp, quinoa and spinach salad

I should probably call this post “The Little Recipe That Could”.  It’s a story about an old recipe of mine that has gone through so much just to get here, that I can’t help but hold it near and dear to my heart as one of my favorites. My original intent was to share...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Curried shrimp and corn chowder

Mar 21, 2012
Recipe: Curried shrimp and corn chowder

Right now, I am sitting in my office, trying to write this post, and I cannot tear my eyes away from Duck Dynasty. I cannot believe that I just admitted that to The Internet, but it is entertaining in a did-he-really-say-that kind of way. Focus, Bree, focus. Now I am talking to myself in...

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