Firecracker Shrimp Bowties

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Shrimp

The only OTHER thing Josh asked me to make for his birthday was Firecracker Shrimp BowTies.  Years ago, it was my go to on the East Side Mario’s menu.  Then, they took it off, replaced the BowTies with Penne and it was never the same.. just didn’t taste as good.

I looked online at one point to find a “copycat” recipe… and they I just made up my own.  And Josh and I both LOVE it.. I just love farfalle pasta.. it’s a texture thing… and snow peas and garlic and shrimp … delish!

One part of starting a cooking blog was to share some of my recipes that I kind of just “threw together” so that my kids would have them… so here ya go Joshie! Now you can make it when you’re away at school. 🙂

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Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Shrimp, Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto - Beth Warren the BakerSo exactly a year ago I had an audition for “Come Dine With Me Canada”.

One of the producers – a lovely man named Bobby – came to my house to interview me on camera to see if I would do well on the show.  He chatted with me for about 20 minutes asking questions like, what is my dream job… duh.  Game show host. Continue reading