Holy moly this was amazing. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup instant polenta 1/4 pound pancetta, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 (14-ounces) can diced tomatoes in juice 1 pound cleaned large shrimp 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley PREPARATION Cook polenta according to package instructions… Continue reading Polenta & Shrimp
Delicious. I added too many noodles so it dampened the flavor a bit. It was really easy to make and if we add shrimp next time it’d be SO GOOD. INGREDIENTS 1 cup thinly sliced scallions (about a bunch; use both whites and greens) 3 tablespoons soy sauce, more to taste 1 tablespoon grated fresh… Continue reading SPICY PAN FRIED NOODLES
This was our first meal in our Roslindale house and it was a huge hit. Even our new roommate loved it. Super easy to make and easy to make substitutions to. Save yourself a ton of time and stress by cutting everything before you start cooking. I had 3 mixing bowls and put items into… Continue reading Amazing jambalaya recipe
Coat SHRIMP or TOFU in this sauce. We piled the shrimp over spinach and made salads for dinner. Taken from this recipe from I am a Food Blog. We made this recipe with the potato starch and tofu and it was horrible. The potato starch turned gummy on the tofu and i’m still not sure… Continue reading Salad Ideas
from Epicurious This was super easy, super quick and tasty. It’s a Malaysian street noodle dish called char kway teow. INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound (1/8- to 1/4-inch wide) dried rice stick noodles- 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon water 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 2 large eggs, lightly beaten with a pinch of salt- i… Continue reading Penang Fried Rice Noodles
I’m still traveling to Boston every week and Mike is in his first year of PT school. We make 2 meals on the weekend so we can eat them all week so we aren’t hemorrhaging money on lunches/dinners. This is something we’ve been looking forward to. We are pairing this with kimchi fried rice for… Continue reading SUMMER ROLLS
FOOD 52 YOU ROCKED OUR WORLD AGAIN. Second weekend now of making two meals that we can eat all week for lunch. We went with a pasta and a rice this time. SOOO…i’ll write about our RICE dish. holy crap. like holy shrimpy crap. WOW. Mike’s mom is in the hospital – today she broke… Continue reading SHRIMP JAMBALAYA
We went out to celebrate my sisters birthday at an Italian restaurant in Bridgeport and the wine was flowing! Alana loved her shrimp and lobster w/ penne in vodka sauce and I had never made one… so here is my attempt! Salt One 35-ounce can Italian plum tomatoes (preferably San Marzano) with their liquid 1… Continue reading Penne alla vodka!
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS: We started our stir-fried shrimp recipe by trading our wok for a large, shallow nonstick skillet and marinating the shrimp for better flavor and texture. After searing the vegetables, we sautéed the aromatics, and finally stir-fried the shrimp before mixing in the sauce. For an assertive… read more Serves 4 Serve… Continue reading stir FRY baby
we are so badass with our recent homemade items: This was your homemade sauce recipe: 3/4 peanut butter 1 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 4 tbsp hoisen sauce 1 garlic clove mashed to paste- i used a microplaner for this 1/4 water 1/2 a lime squeezed 21/4 teaspoons chile-garlic paste (to taste, be conservative) 3… Continue reading summer rolls sauce!