Recipe: Greek Style Shrimp and Feta

This recipe is awesome. I made this for The Russian when we first started dating, and I’m still making it. Every so often he’ll get a gleam in his eye and ask me to make him this dish. It’s that memorable. It’s also that simple. Juicy shrimp, salty feta, and a hearty tomato sauce is…

Cheap Eats: Fried Scallop Sandwich @ Bento

It’s a lazy Friday kinda day, at least for me, and I’ve needed one. I’ve been working myself crazy in the kitchen, and loving every second (not the same can be said for my feet, however). On my days off, I get a little lazy, because I’m pretty active on the days I work. Sometimes…

Recipe: Quickest–Ever Glazed Salmon

In light of my recent laziness (and brokeness, thanks new car), I have been really excited about making simple, quality meals. This is one of them, adapted from a Martha Stewart cookbook my mom gave me ages ago. Served with jasmine rice and broccoli sauteed in a little soy sauce, garlic, and red pepper flakes,…

Recipe: Shrimp and Corn Chowdah

Talk about simple weeknight cooking! If you follow the recipe from Food Network to a T, this dish shouldn’t realistically take more thank 40 minutes.  I couldn’t find any frozen potatoes, so I used real ones, cut them up, and boiled them until tender.  Either way is fine and produces a delicious and comforting meal…