Category Archives: shrimp

Gratitude: 5 Minute Wonder Soup

Gratitude is a very loaded word for me!  The older I get, the more I realize I’ve inherited many traits from my parents.  Good and bad. The good?  Learning to cook from my parents, they had two totally different styles!  The bad, well, we won’t get into it.  My dad is all about using top…



Colorful Cold Entree

Pulling together all the elements to make this month’s #LetsLunch theme Cold Entree was so much fun! I love creating from existing ingredients as well as using fresh and new ingredients. I already had grilled hoisin pork shoulder and cooked cold whole wheat linguine so those were the basis of my dish. All I needed…



Crispy Salt Shrimp

Finger Lickin’ Crispy Salt Shrimp Crispy Salt Shrimp is a finger lickin’ dish that’s so delicious even grown men like my husband doesn’t mind peeling the shells! Making this dish always reminds us of several funny stories with the tea finger dip (story below.) To me, food is all about shared memories, experiences and associations…



Chinese New Year – simple home dinner is best!

The best way to celebrate Chinese New Year is a simple dinner at home with your family. You don’t have to get stressed with a big production. Earlier in the day, I had given a Wok Star cooking class to celebrate Year of the Tiger, so I didn’t feel like going to a crowded, noisy…