ATK · Dinner · Seafood

Best Ever Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons salt2 tablespoons sugar1 1/2 pounds shell-on jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 per pound), peeled, deveined, and tails removed, shells reserved2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 cup dry white wine4 sprigs fresh thyme3 tablespoons lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving1 teaspoon cornstarch8 garlic cloves, sliced thin1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes1/4 teaspoon pepper4 tablespoons… Continue reading Best Ever Shrimp Scampi

Holiday · Sweets

Christmas Nutella Churros

INGREDIENTS 2 sheets puff pastry, semi-frozen2 tablespoons 50g nutella1 egg yolk1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar (or 1 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon) INSTRUCTIONS Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.Cut out both puff pastry sheets in the shape of a Christmas tree. Evenly spread Nutella… Continue reading Christmas Nutella Churros

Holiday · Italian · Sweets

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Thank you tasting table for the recipe! INGREDIENTS Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup sugar One 8-ounce can almond paste 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened and divided 4 eggs, separated ¼ cup milk 2 teaspoons almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon red food coloring ¼ teaspoon green food coloring ½ cup raspberry jam, divided… Continue reading Italian Rainbow Cookies

Candy · Holiday · Sweets

Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Ingredients:2 lbs. salted dry roasted peanuts (I get these in the bulk section of the store)11.5 oz. pkg. milk chocolate chips11.5 oz. pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips11.5 oz. pkg. white (or vanilla milk) chocolate chips Instructions: Add the peanuts and baking chips to the slow cooker. Stir.Place the lid on a slow cooker. Cook on LOW… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Clusters

Holiday · Sweets

Peppermint Macaroons

Thank you Pies & Tacos for the recipe! Ingredients Macaron Shells 100  grams  egg whites 3.5 oz100  grams  granulated sugar 3.5 oz105  grams  almond flour 3.7 oz105  grams  powdered sugar 3.7 ozFood coloring I used a bit of red Peppermint Buttercream 1 1/3  cups  confectioners’ sugar sifted4  tablespoons  unsalted butter softened1  teaspoon  peppermint extract or a bit more, to taste1/2 -1  tablespoon  milk if necessary Instructions Macaron Shells Before you start, get all of your ingredients ready. Prepare a large… Continue reading Peppermint Macaroons