15 Minute Shrimp Scampi
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb. raw shrimp, shells and tails removed (see notes)
4 large cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon butter (can add more to taste)
2 tablespoons white wine
¼ cup minced lemon pieces*
8 ounces uncooked capellini noodles (I used Jovial gluten free)
a handful of fresh chopped parsley
salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese for topping
First five minutes: shrimp. Start a pot of boiling water for the noodles. Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a small skillet. Press the excess moisture out of the shrimp (especially if they were originally frozen) and place them in the hot skillet. Don’t move them around right away - let them cook for 1-2 minutes before flipping them over to cook on the other side. Sprinkle with salt and pepper while still in the pan. When the shrimp are cooked through, remove from heat and set aside.
Second five minutes: sauce and noodles. Put the noodles in the boiling water and cook as directed on the package. In the skillet used earlier, add the garlic and butter and reduce the heat to medium. Saute for 3 minutes, stirring continuously, until the garlic is soft and fragrant. The garlic will taste bad if it gets burned so be careful! Add the wine and allow to cook down (simmer until there is less liquid) for a few minutes. Add the lemon pieces and saute for another 1-2 minutes. Finally, add the shrimp back to the skillet just to warm it up again.
Last five minutes: assemble. Drain the noodles and return to the saucepan. Add the shrimp/lemon/garlic mixture and the fresh parsley. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper and top with a tiny bit of Parmesan cheese.



NOTES
*I used frozen raw shrimp that still had the shell on so I had to spend a few minutes peeling the shells off. I also chose to remove the tails which was nice because then we didn’t have to worry about removing the tails while we were eating.*I used pieces from the leftover blender lemonade. You could recreate this by finely chopping a little bit of lemon (rind and everything) or jjust use ½ tablespoons lemon juice and a spoon full of zest. You can easily adjust this depending on how lemony you want it to taste.

15 Minute Shrimp Scampi

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. raw shrimp, shells and tails removed (see notes)
  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter (can add more to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • ¼ cup minced lemon pieces*
  • 8 ounces uncooked capellini noodles (I used Jovial gluten free)
  • a handful of fresh chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese for topping
  1. First five minutes: shrimp. Start a pot of boiling water for the noodles. Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a small skillet. Press the excess moisture out of the shrimp (especially if they were originally frozen) and place them in the hot skillet. Don’t move them around right away - let them cook for 1-2 minutes before flipping them over to cook on the other side. Sprinkle with salt and pepper while still in the pan. When the shrimp are cooked through, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Second five minutes: sauce and noodles. Put the noodles in the boiling water and cook as directed on the package. In the skillet used earlier, add the garlic and butter and reduce the heat to medium. Saute for 3 minutes, stirring continuously, until the garlic is soft and fragrant. The garlic will taste bad if it gets burned so be careful! Add the wine and allow to cook down (simmer until there is less liquid) for a few minutes. Add the lemon pieces and saute for another 1-2 minutes. Finally, add the shrimp back to the skillet just to warm it up again.
  3. Last five minutes: assemble. Drain the noodles and return to the saucepan. Add the shrimp/lemon/garlic mixture and the fresh parsley. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper and top with a tiny bit of Parmesan cheese.
NOTES
*I used frozen raw shrimp that still had the shell on so I had to spend a few minutes peeling the shells off. I also chose to remove the tails which was nice because then we didn’t have to worry about removing the tails while we were eating.


*I used pieces from the leftover blender lemonade. You could recreate this by finely chopping a little bit of lemon (rind and everything) or jjust use ½ tablespoons lemon juice and a spoon full of zest. You can easily adjust this depending on how lemony you want it to taste.

Linguine with Marinated Tomatoes
1 pound linguine (or spaghetti)
4 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
2 T minced garlic
large bunch of basil, roughly chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
parmesan for serving
Combine the cherry tomatoes, olive oil, basil, salt, red pepper flakes, and ground pepper in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate for at least 4 hours before serving.

Right before your ready to serve the pasta, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta for 7-8 minutes until just al denté. Drain the pasta well and add it to the bowl with the cherry tomatoes. Toss well to combine. Serve in shallow bowls with lots of grated parm on top.

Linguine with Marinated Tomatoes

  • 1 pound linguine (or spaghetti)
  • 4 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 T minced garlic
  • large bunch of basil, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • parmesan for serving

Combine the cherry tomatoes, olive oil, basil, salt, red pepper flakes, and ground pepper in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate for at least 4 hours before serving.

Right before your ready to serve the pasta, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta for 7-8 minutes until just al denté. Drain the pasta well and add it to the bowl with the cherry tomatoes. Toss well to combine. Serve in shallow bowls with lots of grated parm on top.




Smokey Gouda Mac and Cheese
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2 rounded cups macaroni, cooked in well salted water until just al dente, and drained
2 Tbsp of unsalted butter
2 Tbsp all purpose flour
2 cups whole milk
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups grated smoked Gouda cheese, plus more for topping
INSTRUCTIONS
Set oven to 350F
Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Whisk to combine, and cook for a minute or so, stirring constantly.
Add the milk and whisk to combine, continuing to heat until the milk comes to a simmer and is thickened.
Take the pan off the heat and stir in the cheese, stir until all of the cheese is incorporated and the sauce is smooth. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
Mix the macaroni with the sauce, and pour into a baking dish or individual dishes. Bake for about 30 minutes until bubbling throughout.
Sprinkle more cheese on top and put under the broiler until the cheese is browned.

Smokey Gouda Mac and Cheese

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2 rounded cups macaroni, cooked in well salted water until just al dente, and drained
  • 2 Tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups grated smoked Gouda cheese, plus more for topping

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Set oven to 350F
  2. Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Whisk to combine, and cook for a minute or so, stirring constantly.
  3. Add the milk and whisk to combine, continuing to heat until the milk comes to a simmer and is thickened.
  4. Take the pan off the heat and stir in the cheese, stir until all of the cheese is incorporated and the sauce is smooth. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
  5. Mix the macaroni with the sauce, and pour into a baking dish or individual dishes. Bake for about 30 minutes until bubbling throughout.
  6. Sprinkle more cheese on top and put under the broiler until the cheese is browned.












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