Seafood

Chipotle-Glazed Shrimp and Avocado Cups

Chipotle-Glazed Shrimp and Avocado Cups

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Posted: July 13, 2010

It is fun finding new and different appetizers to serve to friends.  These shrimp are very versatile.  You could use them for shrimp fajitas or after grilling you can wrap a blanched snow pea around […]

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Garlic and Beer Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Garlic and Beer Marinated Grilled Shrimp

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Posted: June 30, 2010

These beer marinated and grilled shrimp are my all time favorite, most flavorful shrimp to eat.  They are best served warm or at room temperature.  They are so good that your guests will gobble them […]

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Shrimp Cocktail (and a few tips on how to clean your shrimp)

Shrimp Cocktail (and a few tips on how to clean your shrimp)

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Posted: June 29, 2010

Shrimp.  Such a versatile little thing.  They are delicious marinated, grilled, battered, fried, boiled and sautéed.  Because shrimp are so porous, they take no time at all to marinate and they cook extremely fast, too.  […]

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California Sushi Rolls

California Sushi Rolls

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Posted: June 7, 2010

I knew I was in trouble when my daughter came home from school and told her teacher that I was a chef and making sushi would be no problem. ahem!  I’ve never made sushi before.  […]

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Chili Marinated Shrimp with Avocado Corn Cocktail

Chili Marinated Shrimp with Avocado Corn Cocktail

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Posted: April 20, 2010

This is the PERFECT bite.  When I was visiting my brother and his wife last year they made these delicious grilled shrimp accompanied with an avocado and corn salsa with chips.  I went goo-goo for […]

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Red Pepper Crab Cakes with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Red Pepper Crab Cakes with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

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Posted: March 12, 2010

These deliciously tender crab cakes are wonderful as an appetizer and even better for a dinner paired with a light salad.  When I first moved here to Granite Bay we had a wonderful little eatery […]

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Peanutty Asian Noodle and Shrimp Cups

Peanutty Asian Noodle and Shrimp Cups

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Posted: February 28, 2010

I loved the main course flavors of the Thai Noodle Salad that I found on epicurious.com so much that I had to make it as an appetizer for parties!  But the veggies in the recipe were […]

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