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Shrimp Salad Mini Cups

Shrimp Salad Mini Cups

Shrimp Salad Mini Cups (from Kentucky Derby Bridal Shower) Adapted from Food Network Ingredients: 3 packages of mini shrimp (the teeny tiny ones!), dethawed 4 stalks celery, chopped finely 4 green onions, chopped finely 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 cup olive-oil mayonnaise Salt & pepper to taste 3 packages (15-count) frozen mini phyllo shells, thawed … Continue reading

Mexican Night: Fish Tacos

Mexican Night: Fish Tacos

Sometimes, you just need a Mexican fiesta. You never know when this urge might strike, but when it does, Mexican food is just something you have to have (anyone else get this feeling?). Nevermind that it was 20 degrees F this weekend, Max and I wanted us some fish tacos something fierce. And with fish … Continue reading

Photo Diary: Seafood Feast

Photo Diary: Seafood Feast

My family loves food. It’s safe to say that most of our family functions revolve around food. And being from the Pacific Northwest, our family especiallllly loves seafood. Last October, we took a trip out to Seattle to visit relatives, take in the sights, and, of course, enjoy some tasty seafood. This year, since we … Continue reading

Scallop & Veggie Fettuccine

Scallop & Veggie Fettuccine

So I’ve been craving scallops lately. I didn’t have a recipe in particular that I wanted to use, nor have I ever cooked them on my own before…all I knew was that I wanted to eat me some scallops! The only place I trust for scallops in Des Moines is Gateway Market, so I headed … Continue reading

Skinny Coconut Shrimp

Skinny Coconut Shrimp

I looove coconut but it’s something I often forget to use in recipes. It’s such a fun addition to spicy recipes for a little added sweetness, and works wonders on desserts. Well, I was scouring my foodie Pinterest board today trying to figure out something tasty and somewhat healthy to make for dinner, and I … Continue reading

Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos Edition

Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos Edition

As promised, here are my brother’s delicious recipes from his Cinco de Mayo bash this past weekend. His menu: Fish Tacos with Onion-Pepper Slaw and Mexican Skillet Corn. It was phenomenal. Lucky for you (and me!) he sent me his top-secret recipes! His recipes were made for a large amount of people, so tweak the … Continue reading

Saturday Night Delight.

Saturday Night Delight.

This was the first Saturday in I’m not even sure how long that Max and I had absolutely NO plans! And instead of making plans that day like I usually do, I stuck by my leisure day, got some awesome groceries from Gateway, biked to Trader Joe’s for some wine, and prepared a delicious meal. … Continue reading

Tilapia: The Other White Fish

Tilapia: The Other White Fish

Tilapia is a very versatile fish. It has such a mild flavor that it goes with just about anything. Well, we had a bunch of random leftovers from Sunday night’s dinner, so we decided to serve some of the items with tilapia. I went for a slightly sweet spin on the white fish, and finished … Continue reading