Category Archives: seafood

Green Chile Fish Tacos

Happy Friday everyone!! So.. something has happened… I finally gave into Goop. I’ve been reading about our friend Gwyneth’s diet for some time and I finally tried one of her recipes.

Even though I made my own alterations, the result was fan-freaking-tastic.

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Weekend Snapshots June 7-9, 2013

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Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend! It was beautiful in DC this weekend after Andrea rolled out of town. On Friday night, I had the last bowl of gazpacho that I made earlier in the week. I had it every night last week! I love gazpacho and had not made it in two summers. I’ll be posting my recipe here soon – it is a winner and completely guilt free!

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Mussels in a Tomato Wine Broth

A few weeks ago I was in a food rut and needed something to pull me out of my funk. Enter this mussel recipe! I had never attempted to make mussels at home, but knew they were relatively cheap and easy so I thought I would give it a shot! I was tempted to do a classic butter and white wine sauce, but I saw this recipe on Cooking Light and thought it sounded great, and it isn’t as bad for the waist line! Chris and I were not let down!

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Spicy Lemon and Garlic Shrimp

I have a simple and quick recipe for you all today! Easy dinners are the best, especially after a long hot summer day! I made this Spicy Lemon and Garlic Shrimp on a whim when I was feeling too lazy for an involved dinner, and it has become a fast favorite! I’ve made this twice using precooked shrimp, but you could use raw as well.

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