Spicy Shrimp Tacos

These came from the latest issue of Cooking Light (1-year auto-renewal) (affiliate link so I’ll make a small bit of change if you buy from Amazon after clicking) one of the few magazines I subscribe to off and on.  The latest issue has a bunch of taco recipes and this one caught my eye tonight.  […]

Fish Chowder

This chowder is full of potatoes, carrots, celery and onions, with a milk and chicken broth base. I’ve made it in the past with tilapia but last night I used some frozen cod instead.  I like it with tilapia much better but maybe if you like fish more than I do you’d like it with […]

Chicken and Shrimp Coconut Stew or Curry

What is the difference between a curry and a stew? I’m not sure.  The basis of this was labeled as a stew in Perfect One-Dish Dinners: All You Need for Easy Get-Togethers, a book I’m still exploring.  I would have called it a curry. My usual Thai like coconut milk curries have curry paste in […]

Breaded Fried Shrimp with Spaghetti

Spaghetti with broccoli and asparagus and a light sauce topped with breaded fried shrimp. What’s not to love?!  This is another fantastic recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America, one of my favorite Italian cookbooks. I am new to cooking shrimp. I’ve said it before–I’m just not a big fish / seafood person. But this recipe […]

How to Make a Stir Fry

For a quick meal, a nice stir fry can’t be beat, especially with bits from the garden.  I usually mix up something like this Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry but when I read the post on Northwest Edible Life about keeping a Mason jar of stir fry sauce in the fridge I had to try […]