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Senorita

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I think this might be one of my new favs... Super-duper quick and easy! After dinner I met with my realtor to finalize some VIP house paperwork. Then I went and picked out paint samples. It's getting close...
Spanish Shrimp and Farfalle
Health Magazine April 2008
Makes 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 13 minutes
Ingredients: 8 ounces uncooked farfalle 1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 cup chopped onion 1⁄2teaspoon dried thyme 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1⁄4 cup fresh orange juice, plus 1 teaspoon zest 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 4 plum tomatoes, chopped 1⁄2 cup pimiento-stuffed olives
Instructions:
1. Cook farfalle according to package directions; drain.
2. Toss shrimp with cumin, salt, and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2 minutes per side; remove from skillet.
3. Heat rema…

Name Dropping

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The only remotely famous person I've ever met, i didn't even really meet. I was walking down the street in Boston, minding my own business on a lovely April day. As I was glancing in the windows of the shops and restaurants I noticed a very familiar face sitting in a Greek restaurant. It took me a nano-second to figure out who it was. Low and behold it was Quentin Tarantino. He smiled at me really nicely, and i was almost tempted to go in and sit and chat with him, because he was all alone. But I didn't want to be intrusive. I was 21 and a total fox back then, so i wouldn't want him to get the wrong idea either. Although, often I lay awake at night wondering if Kill Bill would've starred UMA had I went in and sat with him? The world may never know. Jim Carey might possibly be next on my famous sightings list... He is sorta going to be in my family come July! I'm not even kidding and I LIKE IT A LOT!