Until about the time I graduated from college, I was definitely not a shellfish person. I didn’t like the briny flavors or the idea of slurping down a slimy oyster. Fast forward to now and I can’t get enough of the stuff. Maybe the palette change comes with maturity? (hah!) With my new found crustacean proclivities, I hit up my local market for my usual Monday shopping routine and noticed that they had a huge pile of fresh prawns for sale. I couldn’t help myself. I filled an entire bag while my head swam with recipe ideas….
When it comes to fruit, I am pretty darn addicted to strawberries. I will buy a flat off the side of the road on the way home and by the time I walk in the door, there is nothing but little green tops left. …
Let me just say that I LOVE this salad. It’s fresh, easy to make, and tastes absolutely phenomenal. I even got my boyfriend who isn’t the biggest corn lover to get a second helping. I call that a complete success….
For me, any holiday celebration, no matter what it is, revolves around what food I’m going to be serving. Big surprise there, I know. Fourth of July is a tough one because when you have a crowd like we did this year, it makes serving up some grilled steaks not very feasible for the wallet (or frankly my patience), burgers tend to be a little to bland, and hotdogs just aren’t very exciting….