Sunday, September 4, 2011

Something's Cooking in the Fresh Kitchen

This heat! Enough said. There's plenty going on in the kitchen nevertheless.

Spanish Style Shrimp With Garlic
Photo courtesy of NY Times

Spanish Style Shrimp with Garlic from the New York Times.

Very flavorful. I'd like a little more char on the outside of the shrimp. So they need to be very dry and the oil has to be very hot. I'll let you know how that turns out next time.

Lemon and lime granita
Lemon Lime Granita photo courtesy of Delicious Magazine

Lemon-Lime Granita 

Cool, refreshing, ridiculously easy, granita is one of the most popular Italian ices. Granita and brioche is breakfast in sun-drenched Sicily. It was a great way to use up lemons and limes before they dried out. But I can see all kinds of possibilities. For instance, add a splash of tequila. Slushy for adults.
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