Behind the Dish: Linguine with Tomato-Shrimp Sauce

Our James Beard dish for tonight should more properly be called “Spaghetti with Tomato-Shrimp Sauce,” because that’s really what it is. We’re using spaghetti instead of linguine for our pasta. It begins with a light sauce of tomatoes in puree, onions, salt, pepper, basil and butter. Shrimp, sautéed in garlic, parsley, olive oil, and Tabasco or red-pepper flakes are added to that. The whole thing is served atop the pasta, which in our case will be spaghetti. A spicy seafood excitement for the senses!

Tonight is also a great chance to catch up on some James Beard dishes you may have wanted to try earlier but missed out on: the Veal Chops Niçoise and Salmon Provençal are both back on the specials menu. And we’ve still got some of those Cream Puffs with Chocolate Sauce, filled with our vanilla-bean ice cream!

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Like Ruth says, Dean Supply definitely helps keep us going! If you’re in the market for items to outfit your kitchen or bar at home, or searching for that perfect gift for someone who loves to cook or bake, stop by and see their selection. You just might find what you’re looking for!

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