My hubby is a huge fan of shrimp and ever since I made this dish, he would keep requesting it!

Nestled deep in my recipe box, between the pages stained with butter smudges and scribbled notes, you'll find the tale of my Baked Garlic Parmesan Shrimp - a dish that's as timeless as it is mouthwatering. You see, shrimp wasn't always as common on our family table as it is today. Back then, it was a treat we saved for special gatherings, bringing a sense of the extraordinary to our humble Midwestern home. Inspired by Italian flavors that migrated their way into our kitchens, this dish is a celebration of simplicity and grace. One I learned from my mother, who in turn learned from hers, each bite is like stepping back to a time when food was the thread connecting us to our past. It's the kind of meal that calls for you to slow down, savor each morsel, and hold your family a little closer.
Baked Garlic Parmesan Shrimp is divine when nestled atop a pilaf of wild rice or alongside a rustic crusty bread, perfect for sopping up that delectable garlicky oil. For something green, why not toss together a fresh garden salad with a bright vinaigrette or steam up some tender asparagus spears? These sides will surely round out the meal, creating a harmony of flavors and textures that sing of homemaking at its finest.
Baked Garlic Parmesan Shrimp
Servings: 4 to 6