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Shrimp, Chicken and Potato Stew Italian Style

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This may be viewed as Cajun gumbo crossed with an Italian seafood stew. The result is savory and very satisfying especially during the cooler evenings of the year when a hearty hot dish is appreciated. Enjoy! From time to time we publish recipes that on the […]

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Jerk Gulf Shrimp with Red Onion Pickled Beets and Carrots with Sweet Potato

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor The use of whole spices that have been toasted in a sauté pan briefly adds an entirely new dimension to the flavor and complexity of the whole spice. For this recipe we toasted briefly fennel seeds and mustard seeds combined with freshly harvested carrots and beets. […]

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Ahi Tuna, Shrimp, Roasted Red and Yellow Pepper Ceviche with Roasted Beets, Spinach and Nasturtium Garnish

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This dish makes a terrific impression as an appetizer and can be made ahead, kept under refrigeration, until you are ready to impress your guests with a colorful and tasty start to your meal. Enjoy!

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Shrimp and Goat Cheese Grits with Roasted Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Donna Hargrove D.O., FACOG- Nutrition Editor and Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This is a twist on a mushroom and grits dish that we found originally in The Occasional Vegetarian. We had tried the recipe and thought that with a few tweaks it could be an excellent shrimp and grits dish […]

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Sautéed Shrimp with Pesto over Linquine with Garden Fresh Green and Vegetable Salad Dressed with a Roasted Green Chile Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor and Donna Hargrove D.O., FACOG- Nutrition Editor So, last night we arrived home after a long day which failed to include either of us journeying to the grocery. Opps! Oh well, we were both too tired to venture out again so we decided to do a […]

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Spicy Ginger Sauce Stir Fried Shrimp with Two Rice Pilaf

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor The complex flavors of this recipe bring a decidedly spicy, sweet and sour sauce into harmony with crunchy vegetables and succulent shrimp. Other than the rice the prep and cooking time is no more than 30 minutes and, as a one pan cooking technique, reduces clean […]

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A Florida Twist on Thanksgiving Fare with Southern Roots and Caribbean Flavors

Article Courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This year allowed us an unusual five days in a row respite during the Thanksgiving holiday from the responsibilities of the day to day world. Thursday would be spent as a traditional Thanksgiving close family event hosted by my sister in law, with the usual suspects […]

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Spicy Jerk Shrimp on the Grill

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Typically I like to do this fruity, spicy, and hot version of grilled shrimp as an appetizer or as a portion of the entree. The last time we served the jerk shrimp, I used the appetizer size paired with half a Dungeness crab smoked in banana […]

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Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O, Nutrition Editor Little but big on taste and nutrition, shrimp (Caridea, swimming decapod crustaceans, as opposed to their crawling cousins the lobster and crayfish) are America’s favorite seafood, accounting for 30% of the seafood sold in the US.

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Shrimp with Chile Paste Basil Pesto over Linguine

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This is a one bowl meal that easily can come together in 20 minutes or less. If you’re a Chile Head you’ll appreciate the chile sauce together with the fresh basil and garlic. It’ll bring a little perspiration and release a few of the desirable endorphins […]

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Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor There are many versions of gumbo, most combining shrimp, sausage, and vegetables with rice. This is a little different spin, using seasonal vegetables without rice, substituting mushrooms instead to enhance the richness of this brown sauce gumbo. Throw in a tasty salad a glass of wine […]

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Sautéed Shrimp, Khorasan Wheat (Kamut) and Peppers

Recipe courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor One of the many ways to use Kamut wheat. Equipment: Sauté pan, medium sauce pot with lid, chef’s knife, cutting board, measuring utensils. Ingredients: 1 cup dried Khorasan Wheat (Kamut) 4 cups water or unsalted vegetable stock ½ lb fresh asparagus spears, stalk end trimmed (save for […]

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Quicker Cioppino – Shrimp, Clams and Mussels

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor If you enjoy shellfish this is a classic. It is a quicker version of my favorite Italian seafood stew which may depending on what you start with may take a couple of hours to develop the stew prior to adding the shellfish if you use a […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Asian Style BBQ Sauce, Wild Rice with Veggies, and Grilled Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor If you like a spice with your shrimp and great flavor, give the following recipe a try. You can complete this recipe on your stove but I prefer to cook the shrimp and asparagus over a wood or charcoal grill on a flat iron to add […]

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Cilantro Pesto Stuffed Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This is a very tasty and a little spicy dish with great eye appeal. I like to serve them with yucca fries with a honey mustard dip and a cold black bean and mango salad. Enjoy! Equipment/ utensils required: Chef’s knife, cutting board, cast iron skillet […]

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Savory Seafood Stew

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor The following recipe uses little neck clams. When using fresh clams one of the keys to delicious clams other than not over cooking the little bivalves is to be sure that they are free of grit, sand, etc. An effective way is to place them into […]

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Snake Bite Poppers

Snake Bites

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Most of us have had an appetizer commonly known as “Poppers”. Normally this is a jalapeno pepper stuffed with cream cheese, battered and deep fried. The following recipe is a little more time consuming and adds a couple of twists, in that it incorporates shrimp, tempura […]

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Principles of the Mediterranean Diet

Following the principles of the Mediterranean Diet has shown to prevent or reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating — plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps a glass of red wine — among other components characterizing the traditional cooking style […]

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Shrimp Chowder

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor I have several “go to” soups and chowders. The following shrimp chowder is one that is easy and relatively quick to prepare. The recipe was prepared for a dinner party that started with a duo presentation of the shrimp chowder and red pepper hummus soup. Equipment/ […]

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Basic Seafood Stock

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Integral to fish or seafood stews and sauces, seafood stock, can be made easily and stored frozen or fresh for future use. You may use fish heads, skeletons, shrimp, crab, or lobster shells. The following stock was made from shells saved and frozen from Key West […]

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Shrimp and Grits

Throughout the South shrimp and grits are prepared in numerous ways with clever ingredients used to enhance the seafood and grits center piece. The recipe I am going to share today uses basic ingredients common to many shrimp and grits recipes with just a slight twist. I have eaten shrimp and grits in many places, […]

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Sockeye Salmon and Shrimp Tacos with Red Pepper Hummus, Chile Paste and Greek Yogurt

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor The following recipe is an opportunity to use several of the product recipes previously published here on the site and bring them together in combination for a unique set of flavor dynamics to create simple yet elegant tacos, using seasonal fresh wild caught Sockeye salmon and […]

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