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Cinco de Mayo Rellenos de Camarones

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Today was Cinco de Mayo (El Día de la Batalla de Puebla). For those unfamiliar with Cinco de Mayo, it’s not Mexican Independence Day. It commemorates the Battle of Puebla where the much more poorly equipped Mexican army of 4,000 crushed the 8,000 strong French army as France was trying to expand the French Empire into Latin America. Despite Mexico being finally conquered by France, Cinco de Mayo is still celebrated today. It is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride and to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War. Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Rellenos de Camarones

Gemelli with Grilled Shrimp, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Fresno Peppers, Bocconcini and Citrus Pesto

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This past Sunday we did some planting in our little plot of earth. We love basil, as well as other herbs and spices. We try to cram in as many herbs, spices, veggies and fruits as we possibly can in our little suburban plot. This means we use the beds around the trees to plant herbs and spices. This little circle has 20 pots of basil with 3 plants per pot. It forms a dense, luscious green covering feeding a wide variety of honey bees while providing us enough basil that we never buy basil during the summer and we use a lot of basil. Continue reading Gemelli with Grilled Shrimp, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Fresno Peppers, Bocconcini and Citrus Pesto

Leftovers! Gemelli with Shrimp, Grape Tomatoes & Citrus Arugula Pistou (or That Green Shrimp Pasta Thing We do)

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Regardless how much we love to cook, we all have those days that cooking isn’t the top thing on our minds. Yesterday was one of those days but you still have to eat and dining out wasn’t really an option. Continue reading Leftovers! Gemelli with Shrimp, Grape Tomatoes & Citrus Arugula Pistou (or That Green Shrimp Pasta Thing We do)

Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Avocado with Tomato Ceviche Sauce

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Baby Lady says this is such a pretty dish. She’s right. It is. This is another one of the recipes from the Blue Tomato. If you like large appetizers, this fits the bill. Personally, we think of it as a perfect lunch. Baby Lady loves the tomato ceviche sauce that accompanies this dish. The flavors are in perfect balance. P-H-E-N-O-M-I-N-A-L!!! Continue reading Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Avocado with Tomato Ceviche Sauce

Garides Saganaki (Shrimp with Tomatoes, Feta & Mint)

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This is a wonderful Greek dish we discovered. Garides Saganaki means shrimp with cheese in Greek. It is a traditional dish typically made with shrimp, tomato sauce and feta cheese. Our recipe adds mint. Continue reading Garides Saganaki (Shrimp with Tomatoes, Feta & Mint)