Toaster Oven Shrimp

For 17 years I have been cooking lunch in the toaster oven. It’s usually because I have nothing for lunch and it’s a pain to go get something. So I work the tools God has given me, this is my take on shrimp. Ingredients: 1/2 pound frozen shrimp (unpeeled but deveined) 1/2 tsp old bay…

Tuna Melt

Tuna melt on ciabatta bread.

Shrimp & Pasta Salad

It’s summer here in the States and this salad would make a nice side for your next cook out. There are 2 keys to this dish, one is fresh herbs and the other the shrimp. I looked at the shrimp in the grocery and found “wild caught” US 41/50 shell on and used the poaching…

Poached “Boiled” Shrimp

My search for South Carolina shrimp has lead me to a local gas station parking lot. Having no luck in the grocery stores I decided to stop in and check the guy selling fresh shrimp out of the back of his truck. He goes to McClellanville  on Wednesday and gets the shrimp fresh of the…

Shrimp Scampi

I had to go to the big box store today and on my way noticed a guy selling fresh shrimp on the side of the road. On my way home I stopped in, he had fresh shrimp from McClellanville, SC and I was like for $12 a pound give me one. This is what fresh…

Carolina Shrimp and Grits

The star of this show is the grits, get the best you can find. I used Lake Side “Yellow Grits” from NC because they are the best I can find at the local grocery. Anson mills and Adluh Flour  are great if you can find them. The recipe used was from Juniper in Ridge Spring, SC and serves…