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Pasta with Shrimp and Kale

I love experimenting with shrimp. There are endless combinations and this crustacean often guarantees one thing–a quick dish can be a reality. This meal took maybe 20 minutes and I am pretty sure anyone would be happy if this was plated in front of them at a dinner party.  I did not have a recipe or this dish in mind, I was actually tooling with the shrimp taco direction. All I knew was that I had bought wild shrimp earlier and I was feeling... Read More

Healthy Bloody Mary

The cosmopolitan and the lychee martini (light on the juice) have come and gone in my drink rotation, but the Bloody Mary has remained as one of my long standing favorites. When most people opted for the library, I used to study at a cafe/bar/restaurant in Madison Wisconsin called, The Living Room that had bloody mary’s that served as a liquid lunch. In the midwest, they top their bloody’s with a stick of pickled vegetables, so it’s... Read More