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Vietnamese Noodles with Shrimp

wusthof knife

I love the combination of fresh lime juice, garlic, jalapeño peppers, along with a dash of fish sauce, plus mint and crushed peanuts. It all adds up to a tangy sauce to coat y rendition of Vietnamese noodles. While Vietnamese sauces like this one used to feel complicated to me, they’re actually quite easy to

A visit to Titan Foods {Baked shrimp salad with orzo + ouzo}

The wonders of Titan Foods, a Greek Supermarket in Astoria, are many. Walk in and you might feel you’ve ended up in Greece, not Queens, thanks to the Greek music playing overhead, the blue and white flags, and of course the food, most of which is imported straight from Greece. What you’ll love about Titan

Cod, shrimp + chorizo stew {All is fine no matter what the outcome}

I told myself I would never be one of those moms you hear about, the crazy ones obsessed with getting their child into a great kindergarten. But over the past couple of week I’ve gotten immersed in the craziness of kindergarten admittance here in NYC. If you haven’t heard of this level of insanity, you

Spice up your Valentine’s Day: 6 Elegant Recipes {For Two}

I’ve been asked to be someone’s Valentine: my almost 5-year old daughter asked me and what’s even better, she actually told me that I make her heart sing. Wow. I think that’s quite possibly the best Valentine I’ve ever received. We won’t be cooking dinner this year, which is a big bummer. Long story but

Shrimp Korma from the Fresh from the Garden cookbook

I recently received Fresh from the Garden a gorgeous cookbook by Sarah Raven, which contains tons of recipes I plan on making. I love and appreciate how the book is separated by season, making it easy to choose dishes that utilize the best bounty (and each season has over a hundred recipes, including drinks and

Spice rubbed shrimp

I recently discovered annatto seeds (I love cooking with unusual ingredients) and made a spice rub for grilling shrimp. They were so delicious I made them twice in one week! Find my recipe on The Gourmet Food Blog at Dean & DeLuca. Follow thenyckitchen!

Shrimp Orzo Salad

  When I see cumin and coriander in the same recipe, my taste buds immediately perk up. These two distinctive spices can alter a mundane dish, making it more appealing to those of us who like more complexity. Take, for example, this recipe for shrimp orzo salad. Standing on its own, with the shrimp simply

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