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royal red shrimp and cherry tomatoes garnished with fresh basil over linguine

Royal Reds over Linguine

Royal red shrimp are the star of Southern seafood. Serve these royal reds over a bed of tender linguine tossed in spicy garlic butter sauce. The best shrimp come from the Gulf of Mexico. You will never convince me otherwise. And the best of the best shrimp are royal reds. […]

shrimp in the process of being peeled and deveined on al gray stone cutting board

How to Peel and Devein Shrimp

Love fresh shrimp? Save money by learning how to peel and devein shrimp yourself in four easy steps! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Once a year, my family and I make a trip to the […]

large white casserole dish of shrimp creole garnished with sliced green onions

Shrimp Creole

Shrimp creole is a popular dish in Louisiana made with shrimp, diced tomatoes, vegetables and served over cooked white rice. While attending a food bloggers’ conference in New Orleans many years ago, someone in the audience asked a panelist what the difference was between Cajun and Creole cooking. The panelist’s […]

Three crab stuffed shrimp and a fork on a teal plate.

Crab Stuffed Shrimp

Crab stuffed shrimp are a tasty appetizer that can be made ahead of time. Jump butterflied shrimp are stuffed with a mix of crab and veggies. These little crab stuffed shrimp look so elegant perched on a platter and served as an hors d’oeuvre. Everything can be made ahead of […]

Spicy Shrimp on Fried Grit Cakes

Spicy marinated shrimp served with a cool and creamy sauce over fried grit cakes will liven up any menu. It’s perfect for an appetizer or an entrée. Shrimp and grits is a very popular dish in the South, especially along the coastal areas where fresh shrimp are so plentiful. Creamy […]