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Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2006
Excellent recipe for both the outdoor grill and indoor skillet. For the latter, reduce the olive oil by a third to 1/6 cup, and the lemon juice to that of a half lemon, adding the rest up to 1/6 cup in orange juice or other less-sour citrus. It also helps for garlic lovers to roast the garlic beforehand and use the garlic oil towards the olive oil quota.
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Oyster Stew

Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2006
Absolutely delicious! This is the fifth time I've prepared this recipe this winter and I look forward to preparing it each time. As other users have noticed, using half-and-half is not a strict requirement. I have usually prepared this stew with 1.5 pints of heavy cream instead. This makes for a very rich, creamy stew that couples amazingly well with fresh crusty bread. I have also added the minced celery earlier than the shallots, since it takes more time to cook (al dente 15 minutes for shallots, 30 minutes for celery; tender add fifteen minutes). Also, I see little need for flour or other thickener. Perfect as is ...
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