what’s cooking wednesday: linguine with tomatoes, zucchini, and grilled shrimp

tomatoes from wildoats.comHello faithful readers! I have a favor to ask . . .

Would you kindly click over to Tomato Casual where I’ve posted Tomatoes and Zucchini – A Match Made in the Garden?

There you’ll find out more about What’s Cooking Wednesday; be sure to let me know you’ve visited!

Buon appetito!

15 Beans of Wisdom to “what’s cooking wednesday: linguine with tomatoes, zucchini, and grilled shrimp”
  1. Giulia

    Sounds yummy! But, I want to know where the photo of the final dish is? It’s not on either page. Or, is my cr*p connection keeping me from viewing it? I am able to see the little photo of the tomatoe though. I love shrimp, so I wouldn’t omit it. πŸ™‚

  2. sognatrice

    Your connection is fine in this case, Giulia–it’s my camera that’s dead πŸ™

    Luckily, I have some other photos stored on my computer that I can post for a little while, but none for WCW unfortunately.

    They’ll probably have to send away my camera to be fixed, which I’m thinking will take months, so I may end up getting a new camera in the meantime…when I can afford it πŸ™

  3. MyMelange

    Nice quick dish! Bummer about your camera…I feel you pain!

  4. Giulia

    Oh, that’s right, you had mentioned about your camera not working. I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to bring up sad thoughts by pointing out there was no photo of the dish. I just wasn’t thinking.

    You know what you could do though? Maybe you can set up one of those donation link thingies in your sidebar? You can call it the “donate towards Michelle’s new digital camera so that you can see all of the amazing things this Calabrian chick can offer” fund! Hey, ya never know. πŸ˜‰

  5. sognatrice

    My Melange, this dish is really great for the summer–very fresh and light; thanks for the condolences πŸ˜‰

    Giulia, that’s too funny…and not a bad idea…hmmm….

  6. qualcosa di bello

    this is another keeper for my long term entertaining this month! between you & shan, i am nearly filled with recipes…
    this week’s recipe will help me take full advantage of the shrimp – they are perfect right now πŸ™‚

  7. sognatrice

    Qualcosa, well Shan and I *do* aim to please πŸ™‚ I love shrimp so much, we’re having it again tonight! Yeah!

  8. Kathy

    What a nice summer dish! I’ll have to substitute chicken though…hubby won’t eat shrimp. *rolls eyes*

    Bummer about the camera. πŸ™

  9. JennDZ - The Leftover Queen

    What a beautiful picture!

  10. Wanderlust Scarlett

    I went… I saw and commented… I am hungry now!!

    You’re shocked… I’m sure.


    Sognatrice, what is the Italian word for chef? If I was going to call you ‘bella good chef’ ~ how would I say that?

    Or.. I could stick with Patron Saint of Kitchens.

    That one works as well.

    Scarlett & Viaggiatore

  11. sognatrice

    Kathy, what? No shrimp? That’s tragic! I’ll eat my fair share for you, don’t worry πŸ™‚

    JennDZ, thanks, although I can’t take credit for it; if you click on it, you’ll go to the site where it’s from (and, interestingly enough, a recipe for tomato, mozzarella, and cucumber salad with pan seared halibut–mmmm!).

    Scarlett, now follow closely here. The Italian word for chef is “chef” but with an Italian accent. Seriously! The first time I heard P say it, I thought he was just joking, but nope. OK, you can also say “capocuoco” but “chef” with an Italian accent is too cute to *not* use, IMHO.

    I guess I’d be a bella brava chef then. But I like being a patron saint too…I’m torn….

    Thanks to all who commented–especially those who “double-commented!”

  12. Tarie

    Yum! (Or as my brother JP would say: yummers!) I like zucchini – it’s something exotic here in the Philippines. I hope I can try this recipe soon (no picture?). “What’s Cooking Wednesday” is great. πŸ™‚

  13. sognatrice

    Tarie, goodness zucchini are just everywhere here–in fact I get kind of sick of them by the end of the summer. Kind of πŸ˜‰

    No photo this time because my camera is broken, but I’m hoping to rectify the situation as soon as possible. I miss it so πŸ™

  14. Wanderlust Scarlett

    Don’t be torn, I can fix this quick and easy.

    I hereby dub you:

    Her Ladyship Sognatrice, bella brava chef, the Patron Saint of Kitchens.

    It’s official.
    And I almost peed myself laughing at your chef tutoring. I won’t hold you responsible for my incontinence though.

    ha ha ha.

    Scarlett & V.

  15. sognatrice

    Scarlett, I have faith in you! And I’m happy to know that incontinence isn’t on my list of responsibilities. Dodged a bullet there πŸ˜‰

Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

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