The Basics: How to Make Shrimp Pasta

Zesty with parsley and lemon

From the store to the kitchen to the table: We outline the steps that get you from something raw to something cooked using simple ingredients, free of measurements and complicated techniques. A method that you can have in your back pocket and whip out whenever you like. We call it recipe-free cooking.

You'll need:
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  • a large pot
  • a knife
  • a grater
  • a large frying pan
  • tongs or a colander
  • salt and pepper
  • Italian parsley
  • two garlic cloves
  • a lemon
  • a one-pound package of dry linguine
  • olive oil
  • one pound of large shrimp or prawns (shelled and deveined)
  • white wine
  • Parmesan cheese

Illustrations by Bill Russell

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