a peek inside the fishbowl

29 Feb, 2016

Will they eat it: Rachael Ray’s Leeky Linguine with Shrimp

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Recipes and Food

I haven’t written up a “will they eat it” post for awhile now. I was poking around my recipe archive and remembered how fun it was so I thought I’d revisit when I could.

I found a new recipe to add to my repertoire. It’s fast and flavourful and made a pretty good lunch the next day too. (Basically, the perfect weeknight dinner.) Spoiler alert: everyone ate it and I declare it to be a winner despite the fact that ONE individual picked out the leeks. Another person may have even yelled when I attempted to garnish with parsley. Sigh.

February 26 #dailylunches - Leeky Linguine with Shrimp (via Rachael Ray)

This Leeky Linguine with Shrimp recipe is via Rachael Ray. It’s a welcome change from the usual pasta recipes we have on rotation. Sadly, I did not have nearly enough leek as this recipe called for (only one lonely specimen in the veggie drawer) but it was still very good. I will definitely use the full amount next time even though I’ll be forced to put up with a complaint about the “green things.” :)

Let me know if you try this recipe. I’d love to hear how it turned out of you!


1 Response to "Will they eat it: Rachael Ray’s Leeky Linguine with Shrimp"

1 | Claudette

March 1st, 2016 at 10:49 am

Avatar

I’ve been wondering about the ‘will they eat it’ posts. So glad you did this one!

You know I think leeks are underrated. I often choose them in conjunction with, or instead of, onions when making things like sauces or stews, or soups, too!

Leeks can be pretty pungent. What I do to cut that a bit is cameralize them in some olive oil, sea salt and a touch of maple syrup. The resulting flavour is good enough to eat by themselves. Or try mixing them with bitter greens like rapini. So good.

comment form:

Patronatus

Have a great summer at Saunders Farm!


Mrs Tiggywinkle's - the best toy store in Ottawa


terra20 Ottawa


Expert lice removal services in Ottawa with Lice Services Canada


Click me!


Archives

Stay in touch



Me and my pet projects

Ottawa Bucket list

Subscribe via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


  • Lynn: WAY behind in my blog reading, but I had to comment as I catch up because I've been there - had lost days. What is it about super busy women like us t
  • www.thongtincanhochungcu.info: Packing your personal stuff, like food, clothes and accessories can be a task for women, I guess. It's can be a favourite for yoga groups with a
  • ichungcusaigon.info: Cancun real estate now offers quick access to all in the modern conveniences retirees from your U. While picking a real estate agent to dedicate yo
  • SJM: My father sent epic care packages when I was at Uni - one per term. It included a 6 pack of beer and lots of food. This was when postage was much chea
  • andrea tomkins: I KNOW. It's crazy that we are now the parents of an adult. I can hardly believe it myself most days! :)
  • Allison: What!!??!! How is your daughter in university?!! That just cannot be!!! So glad to hear she is adjusting well and having fun and enjoying her classes
  • andrea tomkins: Great ideas Joy! Especially the POST-its! They're actually an expensive purchase for a student, so they'd make a nice addition to a care package.

The Obligatory Blurb

My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our two daughters Emma (18) and Sarah (16). I am the managing editor of our community newspaper, the Kitchissippi Times. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger, and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999... which makes me either a total dinosaur or a veteran, I'm not sure which! The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

If you'd like to contact me, please use this form. If you're so inclined, you can read more about me here. Thank you for visiting!

 


E-book alert!

Shopping Embargo e-book promo

My right hand is actually a camera

Connect with me at these places too!

Piper is on Instagram

On the nightstand

On this date in the archives

All hail the mighty Twitter