Recipe modified by You Want Me to Cook? – February 24, 2011
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Shrimp and Tomato Linguine Toss recipe originally published in Simple & Delicious – December/January 2011.
Parmesan-Pepper Biscuits recipe originally published in Gourmet – October 2008.
So the question has now been answered… no, I haven’t actually fallen off the face of the Earth. I really hate it when people disappear and when you finally catch up with them they say, “I’ve been really busy.” Like the rest of us aren’t busy. All I can say is this… when I started this blog; I was pretty much a housewife occasionally seeing clients out of our home. I was “busy” but it was busy on my own time and it was much easier to write, cook and photograph food. It was also a little hard to buy said food since there wasn’t much money coming in.
Then I got a job where I was SUPPOSED to be working 18 hours a week. It became slightly harder to post every day, but I was managing several posts a week at least. Suddenly, the 18 hours became 30 hours and I had to drop down to one post a week. About a month ago, I was promoted and I’ve been working 65+ hours a week for at least the last 3 weeks.
So comparatively speaking, I’ve gotten much busier and that’s why posting has been nonexistent for several weeks now.
Now that I’m working so much, it is pretty hard to cook meals with seafood. Fish simply tastes better when it’s freshly cooked and I’ve found it makes terrible leftovers. Therefore, to get my seafood quota, I’ve been making a lot of shrimp. The Shrimp and Tomato Linguine Toss seemed to hit the spot. Of course, I wanted to make some bread and the Parmesan-Pepper Biscuits sounded delicious.
My finished meal:
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Shrimp & Tomato Linguine Toss with Parmesan-Pepper Biscuits
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See, when I don’t follow my own rules, bad things happen.