Foil Packet Garlic Shrimp: Combine 1/2 stick softened butter, 1 C chopped parsley, 2 chopped garlic cloves, and salt and pepper. Toss with the juice of 1 lemon, 1 pound unpeeled large shrimp & a big pinch of red pepper flakes. Divide between 2 foil packets. Grill over high heat for 8 minutes. Double or triple as needed.
Caramelized Garlic Mushrooms 1 lb white mushrooms (this recipe does work well with other types of mushrooms such as cremini or portebello) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves of garlic minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced or sliced 2- 28 oz. cans diced tomatoes, drained (reserve the liquid) 1 Tbsp. basil puree or fresh basil, chopped 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup reserved tomato liquid (from the cans) 1 cup heavy cream salt and pepper Garnish with basil pesto and fresh Parmesan cheese