Ok. Ok. Ok. I know I’ve been sharing a lot of shrimp recipes lately. The truth is, I love it. I love the subtle sweetness. I love the fact that you can do just about anything with it. And I love that you can cook it in a realtivley quick amount of time. I mean there is nothing better than coming home from a long day at work and having dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less. Especially when that dinner tastes as good, and is as good for you, as this shrimp and broccoli stir-fry loaded with ginger and garlic.
I use fresh ginger in this recipe. For the longest time I was a ground ginger kind of girl, the strangle gnarled looking root at the grocery store wasn’t something that ever made it into my basket. Then one day I decided what the heck lets give it a try. And I haven’t looked back sense. Ok so I use ground ginger in a pinch, but the flavor of fresh ginger is so intense and lovely that you can’t even compare them. Another good thing is that it keeps for quite some time in your fridge. Simply wrap it in some plastic wrap and you’re good to go for at least a couple of weeks.
A sweet and salty snack loaded with popcorn, peanut butter cups, marshmallows and graham cereal.
A traditional Filipino dish of pork, soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves. Cooked to perfection in the slow cooker.
Penne pasta tossed with savory sausage, slow roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic and sweet basil.
Chicken brined with peppery summer savory, dusted with flour and fried until succulent and golden brown. Fried chicken perfection.
For the last few years, I’ve planted a garden each Spring. I’ve watered, weeded and harvested. I’ve picked different vegetables and herbs almost every year to try to get a feel for what we use most. Aside from tomatoes and basil. One must always have tomatoes and basil in a summer garden. This summer, in [...]
A spicy twist on the classic hot dog with andouille sausage and a spicy coleslaw.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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