What makes your day? Getting up early, or late? Exercising, or lazing about? Seeing friends, or indulging in you time? If you’re anything like me, then you like to feed someone something that puts a smile on their soul. Recently, my sister Julia prepared Matane Shrimp Salad for a family picnic and I was enraptured. So,…
Snow Crabs – Food Bucket List
There was a whole mess of live snow crabs in the seafood display at the Kim Phat grocery store last Sunday. I took the plunge and bought some. After all, cooking fresh crab is on my food bucket list.
Kasha Crusted Salmon – As Easy as 1 2 3!
The pressure to post Jittery Cook recipes weekly has evaporated. As the song goes, time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. With less drive towards timeliness comes the opportunity to share just gems. Many thanks to Debby Becker Newpol for this very clever, easy as 123 jewel of a recipe.
Citrus Glazed Salmon – Chez Piggy – Amazingly Delicious!
Are you a recipe hoarder — or do you share your recipes freely? Everyone, it seems, has an opinion about recipe sharing. I’m happy that my good friend Marcy Seidman likes to share. Marcy is known for her Citrus Glazed Salmon and loaned me her valuable source, the Chez Piggy Cookbook (It costs anywhere from $3 – $192!) I’m hoping the owners of Chez…
Taiwanese Shrimp Cocktail – Heavenly Food Marriage
Do you endlessly search for cooking inspiration in every nook and cranny? My house is littered with clippings of saved recipes, patiently awaiting their time, and now is the time for these two. Thank Lina Caschetto for her collaboration with chef Isabella “Bella” Lin for this Taiwanese Cocktail Sauce, aka Taiwanese Five Flavour Sauce. I’ve appropriated their Taiwanese Cocktail Sauce to grace chef Michael Smith’s phenomenal…
Fat Bastard Shrimp
I love shopping for food, filling my grocery cart with fresh seasonal produce. But cooking these days is another matter. With so many activities beckoning, I find myself reluctant to cook. My jittery brain starts up with a game: How can I use up all that produce before it spoils? Pesto is such a useful…
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