Tag: summer cooking

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

My sheet pan chicken recipe was well received, so I am adding another easy sheet pan meal to my recipe arsenal.  I love shrimp, including shrimp ceviche.  To me, shrimp is a neutral shellfish.  You can do almost anything with shrimp, provided you don’t overcook them.  They are […]

Pan Seared Soft-Shell Crabs Are My Weakness

Pan Seared Soft-Shell Crabs Are My Weakness

I can’t remember when I first tried soft-shell crabs, but I know I was rather young and I know I loved them instantly.  My husband and younger son thankfully share my love for this delicacy and as a result, we eat them whenever we can […]

I’m Headed To Alaska Soon And Salmon Is On My Mind

I’m Headed To Alaska Soon And Salmon Is On My Mind

My younger son loves salmon, in part because he likes the taste, in part in part because according to him, they are “smart fish.”  Salmon are typically “anadromous:” they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, and then return to fresh water to […]

Shrimp Ceviche And What I Was Reminded About In the Desert

Shrimp Ceviche And What I Was Reminded About In the Desert

I recently traveled to the Southwest, the Arizona desert to be exact.  For only a few short days I was celebrating two very different, yet wonderful things: a milestone birthday of a parent and 26 of years of friendship with a remarkable group of women, […]