I didn’t always like seafood, let alone Shrimp Scampi! I think growing up in the Midwest as beef and potatoes eating people, really hindered me even wanting to try it in the first place. Also, my mother doesn’t like fish at all, and as the person who cooked in the house, you can imagine that the following meal wasn’t ever on the menu!
So when I met my husband and he loved fish we had a little problem. I remember meeting his Dad for the first time; when we were out to eat and he ordered calamari he couldn’t understand why I didn’t eat fish, so he teased me until I tried a piece. I still don’t really care for calamari today, but it was a start. As time went on my husband would always “encourage” me to try a bite anytime he ordered fish. [Read more…] about Lightened Up Shrimp Scampi