Category Archives: shrimp

Shrimp Scampi (or Oh Baby, It’s Umami!)

Most of us know that when we eat, we can pin-point the flavors as being salty, sweet, sour or bitter.  Not many people know that foods such as shell-fish, tomatoes, meat, cheese and even the humble potato have a flavor … Continue reading

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Wokkin’ the Swiss Around – part I: Shrimp & Asparagus Stir-fry

As part of our never-ending quest to eat healthy (most days) and try new things, Mr. Cheese and I set out to buy our first wok.  I have to admit, I’d never cooked with a wok before and I was … Continue reading

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Mr. Cheese’s Sunspot Shrimp

We are trimming the fat over here at Casa de la Cheese.  At least, we think we are.  Mr. Cheese is more on the low-carb, high-protein kick that is meat, meat, meat with a ginormous side of salad.  The Italian girl … Continue reading

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Chinese Five Spice Shrimp & Chicken

As you may have guessed, Chinese Five Spice is not one spice, but exactly as it sounds – a mixture of five spices.  According to most any food authority you might consult, you will learn that it is comprised of five tastes:  … Continue reading

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Creamy Parsnip Stew w/Shrimp & Polish Sausage

The holidays left us fat and happy – and while I am not one to focus on the negative – the operative word there is fat.  So Mr. Cheese and I dug out some of our favorite cookbooks for inspiration … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Leek Bisque

I am starting to see a pattern here, but if you live in the Mid-Atlantic you will completely understand why I am posting soup after soup.  It is cold outside.  Damn cold and the snuggies, mufflers, uggs and ‘green’ electric heaters … Continue reading

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Pizza Upstages Mexican Soup – Twice!

Sunday, mid-football craze, Mr. Cheese wanted to start working on the Mexican Shrimp and Meatball Soup recipe we found in the Big Flavors book by Jim Fobel.  We were in the throes of a breezy, cloudy, drizzly day and a spicy little soup would … Continue reading

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