[expand title=’Ingredients’]8 lb. navy beans
3 lb. hot dogs, cut up
1/2 c. salt
1 c. Brown sugar
1 c. Karo dark syrup
4 qt. tomato juice
2 qt. water
1/2 tsp. red pepper
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. mustard


Soak beans overnight.
Cook until nearly done.
Boil tomatoes and seasoning with a little cornstarch for thickening.
Put hot dogs and beans in a cooker and fill with tomato mixture.
Seal and cook 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

Shrimp Au-Gratin

[expand title=’Ingredients’]2 tbsp. butter
1 bunch green onion tops, chopped
2 tbsp. flour
1/2 c. whipping cream
1/4 c. white wine
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
6 oz. Cheddar cheese, grated
3 oz. Swiss cheese, grated
2 lb. raw shrimp[/expand]

Boil shrimp; in large pot add brine water, Zatarain’s crab boil, lemon (quartered), onion, garlic, top of celery; bring to rolling boil, add shrimp, return to boil and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from stove and let shrimp sit in water for 20 to 30 minutes. Saute onions and butter in a 2 quart casserole on high 3 minutes in your microwave. Add flour, cream, wine, salt, pepper, Tabasco and garlic. Cook on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Stir cheese into hot mixture until it is melted. Add peeled shrimp that have been cut in half. Cover with wax paper and cook on high 6 minutes. Stir halfway through cooking time.

Shrimp Newburg

[expand title=’Ingredients’]2 tbsp. butter, melted
1 3/4 tbsp. flour
1 c. cream
3 tbsp. ketchup
3/4 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 sm. cans shrimp
Salt, paprika, cayenne
2 tbsp. Sherry[/expand]

Melt butter, stir in until blended 1 3/4 tablespoons flour, stir in slowly 1 cup cream. When sauce is thick stir in 3 tablespoons ketchup and 3/4 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce. Add 2 small cans of shrimp. Stir until well heated. Season with salt, paprika and cayenne. Immediately before serving add 2 tablespoons sherry. Serve over toast points.

Garlic and Lemon Shrimp

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1 1/2 lb. lg. shrimp (in shell)
2 cloves garlic
1 scallion
1 lemon
1 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley[/expand]

Peel and devein shrimp. Mince the garlic and chop scallion. Squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from lemon. Heat butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the shrimp, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Saute, stirring until shrimp turns pink (3-4 minutes). Stir in lemon juice and scallions. Sprinkle with parsley and serve. 4 servings.

Shrimp Mosca

[expand title=’Ingredients’]2 lbs. shrimp in shells
6 garlic buds
1 tsp. rosemary
2 whole bay leaves
1 tbsp. oregano
2 oz. olive oil
Lemon juice
2 oz. vermouth
Salt & pepper[/expand]

Rinse shrimp and marinate for two to four hours in oil, wine, and lemon juice. In Dutch oven or skillet, heat 6 ounces of olive oil. Add the shrimp and spices. Saute on medium heat for 20 minutes or time appropriate to the size of the shrimp. Add 2 ounces more of wine. Turn off heat, allow mixture to soak for ten minutes.

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