Category Archives: Shellfish

Shrimp Sputnik

Holiday greetings, my friends! Do any of the following statements apply to you? I want to knock the socks off of all my friends and family at Christmas Dinner. My holiday spread is lacking a breathtaking focal point. I love … Continue reading

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108. Baked Stuffed Shrimp

In the world of Dinner is Served! #108. Baked Stuffed Shrimp is classified as a brunch. Shrimp brunch? I don’t think so. I love shellfish, but not so much before noon. Hence, I made #108 a dinner. This was a … Continue reading

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61. Linguine with Clam Sauce

I prepared #61 on a Saturday night by myself. Yes, by myself. Does that seem sad–me staying home and cooking alone on date night? I hope not. I haven’t been making as many Dinner is Served! meals as I would … Continue reading

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100. Crab Louis

Ah, Louie, Louie, oh no, said we gotta go….yah yah yah yah yah yah. OK, so I got that out of the way. Um. No I didn’t. Because that song made me go here: And then that started this stream … Continue reading

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102. Chef's Salad

It’s been hot here in the mid-Atlantic. And I mean HAWT. Depending on which Meteorologist you trust, it was to hit well over 100 this week. Blarg. So I’ve been trying to avoid turning on the oven and instead use … Continue reading

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102. Chef’s Salad

It’s been hot here in the mid-Atlantic. And I mean HAWT. Depending on which Meteorologist you trust, it was to hit well over 100 this week. Blarg. So I’ve been trying to avoid turning on the oven and instead use … Continue reading

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6. Deviled Rock Lobster Tails

First things first. I have to get this out of my system: Okay! Now we can get down to business. #6 Deviled Rock Lobster Tails. I chose this menu for 2 reasons: 1. lobster tails were on sale for $6.99 each … Continue reading

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18. Sweet and Sour Shrimp

1970s at-home Chinese cuisine. Let that idea marinate in your brain for a bit. Scary, right? I went into #18 with a bit of trepidation just because I really love Chinese food and despise Wok and Roll, LaChoy mall food … Continue reading

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26. Cioppino (Fish Stew)

This was my first try at cooking for others besides myself and Cleve. If it’s just us, who cares if Dinner is Served is late or ugly or burned. Or is a complete abomination, as was Tuna-Cheese-Macaroni Loaf. But it’s different when … Continue reading

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54. Shrimp Creole

Now, I didn’t plan to prepare a Creole dish for Mardi Gras, because I really don’t keep track of such drinking holidays. I don’t need a reason to drink–your Cinco de Mayo is one of my any given Thursdays. Now … Continue reading

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