Category: Eat Savvier

What makes me savvy?

Growing up I always felt like a bit different. I grew up in a fairly affluent and mostly Caucasian town in NJ. Aside from being Asian with a surname that even some of my best friends can’t pronounce or spell… while my classmates spent their weekends playing in little league games, or at the shore… I spent mine selling watches…

Shrimp Scampi with Orzo

Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 35 min Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 cup uncooked orzo 2 TBSP chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tsp salt, divided 2 x 1/4 tsp 2 TBSP unsalted butter or olive oil, divided 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp 2 tsp minced fresh garlic 2 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp freshly ground…

Deliciously easy and healthy crab cakes

Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 15 min Total time: 30 min Servings: 8 appetizers or 4 entree Freezability: Excellent Ingredients 1 lb lump or premium fin crab meat picked over for shells 1 cup panko (1/3 cup mixed in +2/3 cup for coating) 4 scallions, green parts only, finely chopped 2 TBSP minced parsley 1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper 2 TBSP low-fat mayo 1 tsp…