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Steamed Langoustines with Fermented Shrimp Paste from Andrew Wong

With Thanksgiving next week, it is time to think about langoustines. Seriously. You are very likely to have several major meals next week. Thursday is for turkey and Friday is for leftovers and … Wait, why not take a turkey break? Do something very, very interesting and very, very different on Friday. Save the turkey…

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Avocado Soup with Lime Cream and Seared Chipotle Shrimp

Today’s cookbook review, on a separate post, is for Mr. & Mrs. Sunday’s Suppers by Lorraine Wallace. It’s a book filled with dinner ideas for any day of the week, although personally I think these are Saturday and Sunday night meals. The recipes have a little complexity in many cases and very often a surprise.…

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Shrimp Adobo

The real American holiday is Super Bowl Sunday. No matter your background, no matter if you never heard of football until last week, on Super Sunday this nation will center around two things: their televisions and a spread of food and beverages. Statistics about Super Sunday abound. Enough chicken wings to extend to the moon, almost.…

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The Who Dat Po’Boy from The Southern Po’Boy Cookbook

From The Southern Po’Boy Cookbook comes this shrimp po’boy that commands you have a beer in your left hand [or right, but somewhere]. As po’boys go, this one is simple to prepare and not terribly gooey, but it is rich in flavor. Well, most correctly, it is rich in butter and spices which combine to…

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