Shrimp Scampi Versatility

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It’s handy to have a few dishes up your sleeve that can be prepared in several different ways depending on how you are feeling, or more importantly, how your fridge, freezer, or pantry are stocked at that very moment. Shrimp scampi is one of those dishes. The recipe brings a few ingredients together to create a deeply familiar and deeply… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: New Orleans Menu

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  TODAY on MHTV: The food of New Orleans is a mouthwatering mix of Cajun, Creole, and Southern flavors that I crave. Lucky for me, my brother Jim lives in Louisiana and shared his recipe for his Big Easy-style barbecued shrimp. I’m pairing it with peppery string beans and my three-spice bloody Mary, made with… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Weeknight Seafood Feast

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TODAY on MHTV: Fish is a fast, flavorful meal and these three recipes are no exception. Bubbly, golden broiled oysters are sprinkled with herbs and Parmesan cheese for a dish that’s ready in just few minutes. For a meal that lets the oven do all the work, packets of shrimp and white beans are the… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Karaoke Night

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TODAY on MHTV: If there’s one thing I love, it’s a party with karaoke. Since I’ve got a big crowd coming over, I’m making a quick and easy spread of delish finger foods starting with caramelized onion and bacon dip; I like to serve it with fresh veggies and chips. Then fried coconut shrimp come… View Article
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Charity Cooking Class

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Recently CQ and I hosted a cooking class for the Zajciw family. Rachelle, her husband Paul and their two boys Paul and Nicholas traveled all the way from Michigan to cook up some good eats with us. They were the prize-winners of the class, which was auctioned off at a benefit for Mount Sinai hospital…. View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Weeknight Entertaining

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TODAY on MHTV: If you’ve got a party falling somewhere between Monday and Friday, don’t go crazy trying to pull it together. All you need is a few easy, make-ahead appetizers and you’re set. Gravlax—wild salmon cured in a fennel-infused mix—can be made up to a day or two in advance. Then I’m making shrimp… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Quick Shrimp Masala

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30: Tonight’s dinner is one where I’m going meat-free, so I’m making shrimp masala, or my “curry in a hurry”. A blend of Indian spices and sweet coconut milk, this easy, fast dinner takes no time to put together. To make things even easier on myself, I’m using shrimp and okra… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Seafood Feast

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TODAY on MHTV: I looove fresh seafood and I’ve picked up a few great pieces of fish and shellfish for a seriously good weeknight feast. Jumbo shrimp, kale and cannellini beans are wrapped in parchment paper bundles then baked in the oven; it’s quick, healthy and just plain old delicious. I put a twist on… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: New Orleans Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: There’s nothing like the food you’ll find in New Orleans with its mix of Cajun, Creole and Southern flavors. My brother Jim lives in Louisiana and he’s nailed how to make the best “barbecued” shrimp, a staple in that part of the country. On the side, string beans tossed with 3 kinds… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Restaurant Food at Home

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TODAY on MHTV: Shrimp Scampi is a solid restaurant-style meal that’s easier to make in your own kitchen than you think. Add a Caesar salad, one of LQ’s top choices (he prefers sans-anchovies) and for a simple side that you can make in advance, bread with homemade herb butter is great (and makes a great… View Article
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