RECIPE: Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

May 10th is National Shrimp Day. We could easily be happy with plate of boiled jumbo shrimp, a lemon wedge and a bit of seafood sauce. But this recipe for bacon-wrapped shrimp, sent to us by Zatarain’s, wins the nostalgia vote. It took us back decades to our parent’ cocktail parties, when bacon-wrapped shrimp and…
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MARDI GRAS: Gumbalaya Recipe

Gumba-what? If you can’t decide between gumbo or jambalaya for Mardi Gras (this year on March 4th), go for gumbalaya, a combination of both. Gumbo is a Cajun stew that typically consists of a strongly meat or shellfish stock, the Cajun “trinity” (bell peppers and onions), and a variety of proteins such as andouille sausage,…
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