Tuesday, September 29, 2009

September Book and Recipe of the Month

Book of the Month

LA Candy 

I love the show The Hills on MTV.  This was a fun, flirty book that was written by Lauren Conrad, the former main character on the show.

Recipe of the Month

Shrimp Diablo Fettucini

Ingredients

1/2 pound of large shrimp
1 can of diced tomato (drained)
5 cloves of garlic diced
1/2 cup of white wine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon red chili flakes
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon pepper
dash of sugar
cilantro and parmesan for garnish

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Begin by boiling a pot of water with some salt and get the fettucini going

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Peel and devein the shrimp.  Mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil with half of the red chili flakes.  Sautee the shrimp until they are half way done.

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Dice the garlic and saute with 1 tablespoon of garlic in a big pan and then add the can of diced tomatoes and let simmer for about 5 minutes

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Add the shrimp, white wine, remaining chili flakes, and dash of sugar and simmer for another 10 minutes

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Add the pasta and a few tablespoons of pasta water

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Top with some cilantro and some parmesan cheese and enjoy!

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