Whole Grain Spaghetti with Shrimp and Arugula

Whole Grain Spaghetti with Shrimp and Arugula

Stressed and pressed for time during the week? This healthy whole grain pasta/arugula dish is quick, easy, and the perfect tasty comfort to get you through those exhausting work nights.

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Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat.  I've noticed that I tend to suggest  replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]

Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

Shrimp and Scallop Tacos

There's no time like summer for shrimp and scallops on the barbie. In San Diego, the food culture is centered around the fish taco, and eating a good fish taco is a life changing experience.  If you don't believe me, ask my boyfriend who claimed he didn't like fish before he had his first San [...]

How to Pull off Seafood Paella for Twenty People

How to Pull off Seafood Paella for Twenty People

Some like to go clubbing, some like to go out to dinner, and others (like me) like to take on the challenge of feeding and hosting twenty people for their 25th birthday. Now feeding and hosting twenty people wouldn't have been a challenge if I had decided to cook up my traditional risotto recipe, but [...]

Semolina Rigatoni with Shrimp, Scallops, and Sun Gold Tomatoes

Semolina Rigatoni with Shrimp, Scallops, and Sun Gold Tomatoes

Semolina Rigatoni with Shrimp, Scallops, and Sun Gold Tomatoes Ingrediants (Serves 3) 1 Box fresh Rigatoni( I get mine fresh from Santa Cruz Pasta Company, or if you have plenty of time and a pasta maker you can make your own) 3 tbsp olive oil 1/4 vidalia onion Salt to taste 3 garlic cloves peeled [...]

Shrimp Tomatillo Cotija Enchiladas

Shrimp Tomatillo Cotija Enchiladas

If any of you are wondering why I've been MIA for a few weeks, I have recently moved to Berkeley and am exploring and enjoying myself too much to sit still and write a blog post.  Although I have had many blog worthy experiences, none have come together as simply as my recent kitchen exploration [...]