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  • Shrimp Scampi

    Shrimp scampi is incredible and oh so satisfying. It is shrimp cooked in a garlic, butter and white wine sauce. It herbaceous, a little acidic, savory and has that signature taste of the sea that the shrimp brings to the table. These flavor notes are then amplified with a few other component to make things interesting. The end result is tender shrimp dish that pairs perfectly with a glass of pinot grigio. The shrimp scampi recipe below is served over linguine.  



    Serves 4 

    1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

    1 lb. linguine

    ½ cup dry white wine

    4 tablespoons butter

    3 tablespoons olive oil

    2 tablespoons minced garlic

    2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped

    ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

    Juice of 1 lemon


    Black pepper, to taste



    1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. 

    1. Salt water generously and add the pasta. 

    1. Stir to prevent sticking and wait until the water returns to a boil. 

    1. Allow pasta to cook for about 6 minutes or until al dente. 

    1. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat. 

    1. Reduce to medium. Add the butter and olive oil to the pan. Move it around to coat the pan. 

    1. When the butter starts to foam add the minced garlic as well as the red pepper flakes. Stir. 

    1. Sauté garlic for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown and fragrant. 

    1. Add the shrimp and stir to coat with butter and oil. 

    1. Pour in the white wine and lemon juice. Stir. 

    1. Arrange the shrimp in an even layer on the bottom of the sauté pan. 

    1. Increase heat to high and bring the sauce to a boil. 

    1. Boil for 2-3 minutes. 

    1. Turn the shrimp cook for another minute for even cooking. 

    1. When shrimp are bright pink and opaque remove the pan from the heat and finish with parsley and black pepper. 

    1. Toss to combine and set aside. 

    1. Drain the pasta. 

    1. Divide the pasta among 4 plates. 

    1. Place shrimp (about 4-5) over each serving of pasta. Pour sauce over the shrimp. 

    1. Enjoy! 

    In the end you have a tasty dish to devour. Every bite is super flavorful. The garlic, butter, and white wine makes a five star sauce and the addition of parsley as well as the red pepper gives it a little kick. Every shrimp is perfectly coated and the pasta completes the plate.  

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  • Simple Spinach Quiche



    Quiche is a very simple dish to accomplish. All you need is a crispy crust, cream, eggs and some fillings to make things interesting. Due to its simplicity, quiche has quickly become a general term in the culinary world and is a blank canvas. So many things can be added to an easy quiche recipe to create new and exciting flavor profiles and elevate the quiche you know and love to new heights. If looking for an easy quiche recipe with freshness and depth, you must try the spinach quiche. The addition of fresh spinach pairs so well with the other components and is really the ultimate spinach recipe.




    Serves 8

     8 large eggs

    1 9 inch pie crust, uncooked

    2 cups fresh baby spinach, packed

    1 ½ cups heavy cream

    1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

    1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

    1 teaspoon onion powder

    1 teaspoon garlic powder

    Salt, to taste

    Black pepper, to taste




    1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.


    1. In a large mixing bowl add the eggs and beat.


    1. Pour in the heavy cream and add the onion powder, garlic powder, some salt and a generous amount of black pepper (you should be able to see the specks of pepper throughout).


    1. Beat until thoroughly blended.


    1. Add a layer of shredded cheddar cheese to the bottom of the pie crust.


    1. Top with a layer of spinach (use about half) and half of the Swiss cheese.


    1. Add the remaining spinach.


    1. Pour the egg and cream mixture over the cheese and spinach.


    1. Top the quiche with the remaining Swiss cheese and place onto a baking sheet.


    1. Bake in the oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until the eggs set.


    1. Allow to cool for a few minutes.


    1. Slice and serve.


    1. This spinach recipe is awesome! The buttery pie crust compliments the eggs so well and the baby spinach brings freshness and color to the dish. Every bite is so satisfying. The gooey cheese is also a decadent touch that melds well with all the other ingredients. This is an easy quiche recipe that you must try. It not only tastes great but it is packed with protein, calcium, vitamins A, K and so much more. Just be sure to use fresh spinach. It adds so much to the overall taste of this spinach recipe and yields a high quality result.




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