Shrimp Creole

Shrimp Creole from

Shrimp Creole – one of those kinda sloppy, finger licking, casual, low country type dishes. Peel, dunk, eat, repeat…. and for goodness sake serve lots of french bread to sop up the sauce!

Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette from

A few weeks ago I shared about a friend’s gift of blackberries,  which I turned into Blackberry Fool.  Well, I also froze the remaining berries. which I’ve just defrosted.  What did I make ?   Blackberry Vinaigrette.  You know, during the summer I eat alot of salads and I’m always on the lookout for  some different […]

Outdoor Concert Menu 2

Bruschetta for Outdoor Concert Dining from

Last summer, I posted a two-part series with  tips and tricks of eating at Outdoor Concerts.  Apparently that’s been a dilemma for many of you, because they have become quite popular posts at a scrumptious life.  The first post  focussed on the logistics and ‘equipment’ of dining al fresco.  The second offered menu ideas.   So I […]

Not Ketchup Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin with "Not Ketchup" marinade from

One of the many perks of going to Camp Blogaway is all the loot you get to take home.  We were instructed to ‘pack light and pack big’, so we could get all the goodies home.  One of the goodies was a bottle of Not Ketchup, from fellow blogger Erika Kerekes.  When I saw the flavor […]

Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Brazilian Shrimp Stew from

In honor of the World Cup in Brazil, this month I’m posting a few Brazilian recipes.  My first post was Caipirinhas – Brazil’s favorite cocktail. Today’s dish is a Brazilian Shrimp Stew (Moqueca De Camaroes) and I must tell you that this is one of the best dishes I’ve made in a long time!  So, […]

Fish Cooked in Parchment

Fish Cooked in Parchment

From my site stats it appears that many of you like to cook fish. Roasted Salmon and Baked Sole Almondine are two very popular posts here on a scrumptious life.  So here’s another easy way to prepare fish – fish en papillote – sounds fancy huh?  It’s fish cooked in parchment paper.  It couldn’t be easier and your guests will be impressed with […]

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