Date Night Dinners

Southern, Northern, Midwestern or Western or Bicoastal, this dish covers ground when it comes to pleasing all tastes. You don't need Louisiana roots or some such Southern background to appreciate how lucky anyone would be to have a plate of this deliciousness land in front of them. Creamy, white cheddar grits, the polenta of the South, is accompanied by New Orleans-style spicy shrimp. Toss in a few grape tomatoes and scallions for color and freshness, and smoke it up with chipotles soaked in adobo sauce.

Grits, the Southern version of polenta, can be dressed up or down in countless ways. But our favorite way to serve them is with a classic accompaniment of New Orleans-style spicy shrimp.... Read More