Sunday, December 28, 2014

Holiday Traditions

The holidays are such a wonderful time of year when we celebrate with family and friends. It also can be more stressful for many with all of the additional planning, shopping, decorating, parties, overnight guests and hosting the holiday dinner. It's important to stay balanced during this time by getting enough rest, practicing gratitude and focusing on the positive and what is working in our lives.

In feng shui the stove is just as important as the front door and bed placement. Stoves are a symbol of wealth because it is where we cook our food. If our meals are well prepared with fresh and healthy ingredients it will benefit the family on an emotional level as well, which results in success outside of the home! 

Our "go to" holiday and special occasion favorite, "Uncle" Marty's Shrimp Scampi recipe, that I have been making for over 25 years is so easy and delicious that I thought I would share!

Shrimp Scampi


1-2 lbs shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1 1/2 stick unsalted butter
4 cloves garlic, chopped (I prefer my garlic press) (use the big cloves, too!)


Preheat oven to 350 F
Melt butter in oven safe pan or large casserole dish. Keep an eye so it doesn't burn.
Add garlic when melted, simmer "with a close eye"
Add bread crumbs and shrimp, mix together, spreading shrimp into one layer. Add paprika and parsley.
Cook until shrimp is pink, turning once. (I like my shrimp cooked well, so use a fork to test)

 **recipe was originally on Marty's backyard grill, 2 min per side, but I cook about 10 min per side...depends on your oven.

Enjoy! You will love!

1 comment:

  1. This looks absolutely divine! Merci for your creative inspiration! xo