July 13, 2014 3:24 pm

Sunday, July 13, 2014 on the Global Edmonton Morning News

Tech Talk: USB Sticks

Technology guru Steve Makris displayed a few new high-tech USB sticks during this week’s ‘Tech Talk’ segment.

Louisiana Style Cooking

Danielle Majeau is the owner and chef of Creole Envie. She was in the Global Edmonton studio Sunday morning to display her Louisiana style recipes.

Global Morning Show Recipes from Creole Envie – Charleston Shrimp & Grits

Yields 4

1 tablespoon olive oil

3 Canadian bacon slices, chopped

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1/4 cup dry white wine

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup fat-free half-and-half (or use low-fat)

3/4 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

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3/4 cup quick-cooking grits

Chopped scallions (dark green tops only), for serving

In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the bacon, onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the white wine and let it bubble until it is mostly evaporated, about 1 minute.

In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of the chicken broth and stir until dissolved. Add the remaining broth to the skillet along with the half-and-half and the cornstarch mixture. Bring to a gentle boil and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes, until slightly thickened. Add the shrimp and cook until opaque, about 3 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook the grits according to the package directions.

Serve the shrimp and sauce over the grits and top with the scallions.

Vinomania Wines

Taste of Edmonton is just around the corner and it’s not all about the food. Gurvinder Bhatia discusses the wine offers you can find as well.

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma is an incurable cancer of the blood, specifically plasma cells which are found in Bone Marrow. The Myeloma Alberta Support Society organizes a fund walk and run each year to raise money for local world class research and to create awareness in our community. President of the society, Lorelei Dalrymple tells us more.

Avenue Goes to the Dogs

Eastwood Park was a doggy paradise Sunday as furry friends and their owners take part in Avenue Goes to the Dogs. Mari Sasano provides details about the event.

Sourdough Raft Race

The Sourdough Raft Race was happening in Edmonton Sunday. President of the event, Ken Evasiw, tells us more about the race.

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