Weekend special:  Chicago’s own Shrimp de Jonghe

Our store has jumbo 16-20 count wild-caught, raw Gulf shrimp on sale this weekend (editor’s note:  by now, some of you have figured out where I work; after all, how many high-end grocery chains are there in greater Chicago?  But I digress).  That makes it the perfect time to make Shrimp de Jonghe.  it’s the…

Mardi Gras/Chinese New Year special:  Firecracker Shrimp

February, it turns out, is shrimp month.  As if our store doesn’t sell plenty of shrimp as it is, we’ll be demo-ing lots of shrimp throughout the month.  Fine with me:  I love shrimp. To some people, February means Valentine’s Day and two presidents’ birthdays and, possibly, a long holiday weekend as a result.  To…