Category Archives: Shrimp

Coctel de Camarones – Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


This is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite dishes.  Until I recently made this I’ve only ordered it in restaurants.  I was first introduced to this amazing “shrimp cocktail” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, sometime in the early 80’s. … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Avocado, Cilantro, Jalapeno, Seafood, Shrimp, Tomato | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Pudding, Bananas, Beverages, Bread, Cheesecake, Chicken, Chocolate, Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake, Coffee, Coffee-Espresso, Cookies, Cream cheese, Entrees, Fruit, Honey, Honey Beer Bread, Hot Spiced Wine, Lemon, Monster Cookies, Moroccan Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup, Orange Cheesecake, Pudding, Shrimp, Soup & Stew, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Trendy Favorites of the Low Country Variety


This dish traditionally was served for breakfast to shrimpers coming into shore after long weeks at sea, but it’s turned into one of Americas favorite trendy comfort foods for dinner.  Popular chefs such as Paula Deen, Bobby Flay and Martha Stewart to … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Keeping, Comfort, Seafood, Shrimp | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Bowl Of Gumbo


gum*bo noun 1.  okra, esp. the gelatinous pods used in cooking. *(in Cajun cooking) a spicy chicken or seafood soup thickened typically with okra or rice. It is tradition around the Orange Bee to make a big ole’ pot of … Continue reading

Posted in Gumbo, Seafood, Shrimp, Soup & Stew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Lazy Sunday Po’Boys


In an effort to beat the sweltering, oppressive Texas heat, I served my family Grilled Shrimp Po’Boys this weekend.  I did have to brave the soaring temps to grill the shrimp, but it was well worth the sweat. LuLu and … Continue reading

Posted in Bee Keeping, Easy, Grilling, Hatch Chiles, Herbs, Peppers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Shrimp, Tarragon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Trip to Nick’s


A few weeks ago my man Dan and I traveled south-east about 350 miles to attend my high school reunion.  It was my 40th – yep, do the math I’ve been out of high school a long time. It was a … Continue reading

Posted in Creole-Cajun, Pork, Seafood, Shrimp, Tips & Tidbits, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

A Lighter Meal


After chowing down on those ribs I told you about earlier this week I was really in the mood for a lighter meal.  My mom brought me a recipe for shrimp tacos she’d found while perusing the newspaper.  She knows … Continue reading

Posted in Cilantro, Easy, Herbs, Honeydew Melon, Jalapeno, Jicima, Peppers, Salsa, Seafood, Shrimp, Watermelon | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments