Category Appetizers

How to Grill Shrimp: Shrimp Grilling Techniques and Tips

Grilling Shrimp in Creative Ways Adds Flavor to Traditional BBQ Ideas!


If you’re a shrimp fan and an outdoor BBQ grilling fan, this article will help you get creative with your grill and serve up some scrumptious outdoor grilling shrimp creations.
chinese-food-king-prawns-1091630-mSeafood is one of my favorite foods ever: crab, lobster, shrimp, fish, you name it. I even like octopus! Shrimp, though, by far, is my most common seafood cuisine, because where I grew up, seafood was not common (I lived in a desert). Because of this, seafood was expensive and usually made it to us frozen. Shrimp was about the only good thing we could find, but even then it was tough and often small.

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Vegetarian Caprese Appetizer or Snack


Made this as appetizers for the family the other night during our vegetarian challenge. They were a wonderful, fresh, flavorful little treat before the meal. These were pretty and fancy enough they’d be great for a dinner party with friends or on an amuse bouche tray or something. If you don’t do cheese, avocado replaces the mozzarella for some smooth creaminess.


  • heirloom or roma tomato slices,
  • a leaf of basil for each slice,
  • a piece of avocado slice for each tomato,
  • then drizzle with good-quality balsamic vinegar and a high-quality olive oil and
  • top with some ground sea salt.
  • Cracked or ground black pepper would be good too.

You’ll see we added a small dab of raw goat’s milk chipotle chevre cheese on my version, but you don’t have to put that on yours...

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