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2012 July: Succulent Scampi

2012 July: Succulent Scampi

According to John F. Mariani’s Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, scampi is a Venetian term that dates back to the 1920s. It refers to shrimp cooked in butter, white wine and lemon juice –– but a small lobster or prawn is preferred. Shrimp scampi first became popular after World War II when many ItalianMore »