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Social Distancing 2020

In the time of a novel virus we have been tasked with flattening the curve. Have we all seen Contagion (2011)? I just watched it for the first time yesterday. Whether or not it was a good idea is still to be determined. Social distancing is how we flatten the curve.

I was talking to an associate who seemed to be asking to come and wait this thing out at my house but without actually asking. If I'm being honest, if I weren't me, I would want to be at my house too. However, my daughter and I are in the high risk category and I'm not willing to risk our health. We have not yet started to experience cabin fever and I think that is 100% because of the amount of snacking we are doing. We are eating all the snacks!

From the conversation though, I started to think about the reasons I don't really want to share our space, with our health being at the forefront. Before you invite yourself to be socially distant at someone else's home, take these things into consideration:


Baking the Shrimp Boil

Today I don't have any stories to tell, I just want to share a recipe. A recipe for a meal so delicious and flavorful that I think you will appreciate it. We know how you feel about long stories before the recipe anyway!

By now you know that one of my favorite food blogs is Damn Delicious. And so far, everything I've made from this blog has been DELICIOUS!

This Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil was no different. I didn't want to call it a shrimp boil since you aren't actually boiling the shrimp, but you do boil some of the stuff so, okay.

Here are the instructions from Damn Delicious:


1 pound baby Dutch yellow potatoes3 ears corn, each cut crosswise into 6 pieces1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted4 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined1 (12.8-ounce) package smoked andouille sausage, thinly sliced1 lemon, cut into wedges2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leavesDIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking…