Tag Archives: seafood

Sunday Suppers: A Southern Mashup

We still can’t say y’all with a straight face, but we do love Southern cuisine. Let’s do a little South of the Mason-Dixon mashup with this a la carte menu. Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Okra Jambalaya Shrimp with Redeye Gravy … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Simple Meal for that Special Someone

Valentine’s Day is once again on a weekday this year. Don’t go out and make moon eyes with your sweetie while sitting six inches from some other couple. Here’s a meal that’s simple to prepare. The dessert can be made … Continue reading

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Tequila-Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This salad is versatile. Eat it as a dip, on top of another salad, in a wrap, straight out of the Pyrex mixing cup until it’s almost all gone and you barely have enough for a picture…. Shrimp and Avocado … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: From Soup to Pudding

We’re not Southern, but have lived in the South for some time now. A lot of our meals have some staple Southern ingredients: sorghum, cornmeal, okra, grits, bourbon, bourbon, more bourbon. This week’s menu capitalizes on some Southern and seasonal … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Orange Scallops

By Katherine Greg needed a nice meal Saturday, just one of those days, so I splurged a bit at the grocery store and farmers market. We posted the menu on Facebook, so those of you who follow us there won’t … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp and Polenta with Peaches and Peppers

Why save fruit for dessert? It’s best to use polenta made the night before. If you’re making a fresh batch, make sure the polenta is very firm before you cut and grill it. If you have time to devein the … Continue reading

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Blue Crab Dip

By Katherine I recently went to a conference that was close enough to the folks’ house in the Maryland suburbs I could squeeze in a trip home. Squeezing in a trip home, also means squeezing in a few crab dishes. … Continue reading

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Blackened Shrimp Tostadas with Emergency Refried Black Beans

By Katherine When we lived in San Diego, and Greg messed up dinner, this was years back, we’d walk down to Ranchos. Our favorite Mexican joint was remarkable for a few reasons. It managed to cover almost every square inch … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Redeye Gravy over Cheesy Grit Cakes

By Katherine Redeye gravy is normally served over creamy grits as a main dish, and it normally has lots of butter. But we were having an herbed butter with our main dish, so I didn’t want to overload on butter. … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Calzones with Potatoes …. And Greg’s Hot Pants

By Katherine While our kitchen is fairly big, there never seems to be enough room for the both of us. I sometimes simply retreat to a bar stool and watch Greg because he’s usually in command of the ship. But … Continue reading

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