tonight: pan-grilled shrimp tacos

tonight: pan-grilled shrimp tacos
sweet shrimp, red cabbage and cilantro wrapped up in a corn tortilla

I can still remember the first time I had peel ‘n eat shrimp. We’d gone to some friends’ house back in the 80’s for dinner. There in the middle of the table was a giant bowl of pink shrimp just waiting to have their shells deftly removed, all while sucking the briny juice from the removed tail piece. We proceeded to dunk the sweet chunks into garlicky butter until the entire bowl had been devoured. Continue reading

tonight: warm kale salad

tonight: warm kale salad
warm kale salad with bacon, roasted carrots and avocado

I’m sitting at the swimming pool with a couple of my grandkiddos. They’re bouncing and bobbing on noodles with a lot of other kids. It’s Spring Break, it’s loud, it’s humid and smells like the pool crew added more than enough chlorine to kill anything that might be floating in it. Continue reading