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Get your fried shrimp fix at these First State restaurants

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Coming off the Delaware trifecta — Mother’s Day, the Wilmington Flower Market and Winterthur’s Point to Point — you probably missed National Shrimp Day on May 10. To celebrate the occasion, recipe expert Veronica Fletcher of the site Pantry & Larder scoured Google trends and found each state’s most requested shrimp recipes. Forget bang-bang, spicy or steamed. Delawareans hunted for fried shrimp recipes …

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These spots will allow you to savor spring when dining out

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Thompson Island is one of many places in or near Delaware where diners can celebrate spring.   Restaurants are gearing up for a busy spring season — Easter, Mother’s Day and grads-and-dads events are on the horizon. Menus are now full of seasonal flavor — think ramps, asparagus, fiddlehead ferns — and as the calendar flips to April, dining outside …

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S’mores lovers find ways to take campfire classic to next level

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

Matt’s Fish Camp in Lewes and Bethany have S’mores cheesecake on their dessert menus.   At this time of year, people across the country gather around campfires, bonfires and chimineas to create s’mores, a dessert made by sandwiching melted marshmallows and chocolate between two graham crackers. The dessert first appeared in the 1927 edition of “Tramping and Trailing with the …