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Grilled Caribbean Shrimp Kebabs

This is the time of the year when the grill is fired up almost daily and I am always experimenting with new shrimp recipes to hand over to my husband, who is the grill person in our house. Today’s recipe is grilled Caribbean Shrimp Kebabs. Shrimp kebabs are so versatile. They are as easily at…

Oven Baked Cod and Shrimp with Lemon Mustard

Oven baked cod and shrimp with lemon mustard sauce

This recipe for oven baked cod and shrimp with a lemon mustard sauce is perfect for a busy weeknight when time is at a premium.  Best of all, the dish is low calorie and also Gluten Free. Treat your Family to Oven baked Cod and Shrimp with Lemon Mustard Sauce My husband is English and…

Grilled Shrimp with Herbed Honey Marinade

grilled shrimp with grape tomatoes

There is nothing like a few skewers of grilled shrimp to take your barbecue to a whole new level.  Shrimp hold up well on the BBQ and this blend of spices and honey is just delicious. I used fresh herbs. I have fresh herbs growing in pots on my patio. Dried will also work, but you will…

Shrimp Alfredo with Broccoli – Creamy and Delicious

Shrimp alfredo

One of my favorite restaurant dishes is Shrimp Alfredo with broccoli.  I love the richness of the dish.  My daughter always orders it when we eat out together too.   It is one of my favorite shrimp recipes to make at home. Shrimp Alfredo with Broccoli – Decadent Main Course This is my latest attempt. You…

Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara Copy Cat Recipe

Copy Cat Recipe: Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

This recipe for Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara combines a fabulous blend of cheeses with roasted peppers, onions and cream to make a wonderful flavor combination. Carbonara dishes are staples in most Italian recipes and one can see why when tasting the delightful flavor of the dish.  The Olive Garden has a great range of Italian…

Moroccan Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Moroccan grilled shrimp

This recipe for Moroccan grilled shrimp is very quick, and very tasty. I like making it on week nights when I am busier than I am on the weekend. It makes a great addition to my collection of international recipes. Middle Eastern spices take this dish to a whole new level. Are you fond of…

Kebab Recipes – Beef Chicken Shrimp Veggies

Top Kebab Recipes - Great for Cocktail parties too.

Feed your holiday guests with one of these kebab Recipes Kebab are the perfect party food.  We often think of them as barbeque fare, but if you put these combos on short bamboo skewers, they make the perfect appetizers. Why not try one of these flavor combinations for your festive holiday party? There is a…

Shrimp Florentine with Bow Tie Pasta

Shrimp Florentine

Here’s a creamy recipe for shrimp Florentine that is quick and so delicious!   I love the taste of shrimp and spinach together.  The sauce is rich and creamy and perfect for those nights when you are looking for a dose of comfort food. How to make Shrimp Florentine With Bow Tie Pasta Florentine, when used…

Spicy Shrimp with Cabbage Slaw

Spicy Shrimp with Cabbage Slaw

This recipe for spicy shrimp uses a salad slaw base that is full of nutritious and healthy veggies.  Just the perfect dish for a hot summer night. Let’s make some Spicy Shrimp with Cabbage Slaw Be sure to arrange the star ingredients, in this case, the luscious shrimp so the eye focuses on them when…

Devein Shrimp – Easy How To Cooking Project

Shrimp don’t actually have veins, since their circulatory system is open. But they do have a long line down their back which looks like a vein, which is a bit unsightly. For that reason, and for health issues, learning how to devein shrimp is one of those necessary cooking tips. Sometimes this may have been…

Shrimp Pasta with Broccoli and Mushrooms

shrimp pasta with broccoli and mushrooms

This creamy shrimp pasta made with mushrooms and broccoli in a velvety Parmesan cheese sauce. It is full of flavor and fairly easy to make.  It is colorful to look at and only takes about 15 minutes to have it on the table.  It will soon become one of your favorite pasta recipes. Creamy Shrimp…

Food Art – Fruit and Vegetable Carving – Food Sculpting and More

Yellow watermelon carving

Food art is the act of preparing, cooking and presenting food in creative ways.  It incorporates everything from elaborate plating that we see in fine dining establishments to both simple and intricate fruit and vegetable carvings that are meant to be decorative in nature. It is hard to say exactly when food art, vegetable carving,…

Hosta Companion Plants – Growing Hostas with Shade Loving Plants

Hostas are well known for their delightful foliage that looks wonderful as border plants or in mass plantings.  But what do you grow with them?  This list of hosta companion plants will help you fill in those borders with other shade loving plants. Every experienced gardener knows how important foliage plants are in the garden. …

Antipasto Platter Tips – 14 Ideas for the Perfect Antipasti Platter

Antipasto Platter with specialty meats and cheeses

  An antipasto platter is a delicious combination of cheeses, vegetables and meats, usually served with good wines.  It’s a great way to start an evening with friends and is very easy to put together. Antipasto, (the plural is called antipasti)  when translated, means “before the meal.” Antipasti platters are meant to stimulate your guest’s appetite before…

Flowering Houseplants – 15 Blooming Indoor Plants

Flowering houseplants

When the weather outside is too cold for gardening, flowering houseplants bring a touch of the garden into your home.  Blooming indoor plants add color and decor to any indoor setting and are cheerful year round. My first attempt at gardening started with houseplants. I remember coming home one day to the aroma of the…

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Hummingbird feeding

There is nothing quite like the sight of hummingbirds around a feeder, fluttering their wings the way only hummingbirds seem to do. For me, it is sort of a sign that summer is really in full steam.  If you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden, there are a few things that you should keep in mind…

Biltmore Estate Gardens Tour

My husband and I recently spent several days in the mountains of North Carolina with our daughter.  The highlight of the trip was a tour of Biltmore Estate. We enjoyed the tour of the estate, for sure, but what really impressed me was the perennial gardens and conservatory.  I thought my readers would enjoy reading a…

Light Seafood Piccata with Pasta

seafood piccata

My husband and I love seafood and often choose it when we eat at our favorite restaurants.  But, so many times, the restaurant version is full of heavy cream and lots of butter, which is not so great if one is trying to watch their weight.  This light seafood piccata with pasta gives me all the…

Crock Pot Jambalaya – Slow Cooker Delight

Crock pot Jambalaya with hot garlic bread

I have eaten jambalaya many times when dining out but this is one of those recipes that I have not made at home. That is, until today.  I tackled this traditional dish by making this crock pot jambalaya and am delighted the way it turned out. It is a nice addition to my long list…

Birth Order – My Sisters and Middle Sister Wines

Middle Sister Wines are Perfect for My Sisters and Me. I come from a very large family of 6 children, born and raised in Maine. I am the oldest, with 3 middle sisters and two younger brothers.  When I learned about Middle Sister Wines and their varieties of wines, all named after “middle sister personalities,”…

15 Money Saving Tips for a Summer Barbecue

15 Money Saving tips for a great BBQ - thegardeningcook.com/15-money-saving-tips-bbq

It is finally that time of the year again.  Memorial day and Father’s day have just passed, and the summer grilling season is in full force. To me, summer is just not summer without barbecue recipes, but they can add a lot to your food bill if you are not careful.  These 15 money saving tips…

Top 25 Grilling Tips For an Amazing BBQ

25 tips for a perfect grill. thegardeningcook.com/

It’s that time of the year again.  One only has to be outside around 6 pm to smell the aromas of someone in the neighborhood having a grill out.  But just putting something on the grill does not mean that your BBQ will be a success. Here are my top 25 Grilling Tips to make…

Cucumber Mint Sauce

This cucumber mint sauce is the perfect condiment for Indian foods.

Cool down Indian foods with this Cucumber Mint Sauce This cucumber mint sauce is the perfect side dish to tone down the heat of any Indian food recipe.  The cool taste of the yoghurt combines with the cucumber mint and garlic to give a refreshing change from spicy foods. This sauce makes a great side…