Marinated Shrimp and Olives

I love shrimp and I love olives. It seemed like a natural combination when I saw this recipe. I’d planned to serve it at a small family gathering but that didn’t work out. So I decided to make a smaller batch for me. Why not treat myself? I did have a whole lot of frozen shrimp I needed to start using. Marinating the shrimp sounded fun and delicious. Continue reading

Quick Pickled Carrots

I’ve always liked carrots. As a kid we’d sneak into a neighbors huge garden, pull a few young carrots, wipe the dirt off with our hands and eat them. At 8, 9, 10 years old I ate a lot of dirt. I also drank out of the garden hose a lot but that’s another unhygienic story. Simpler times. Ok now to segue back to carrots. Pickled carrots. Continue reading

Pickled Cauliflower

I’ve posted this pickled cauliflower a few years ago but it’s definitely worth a revisit. Have you seen the ridiculous prices on a small jar of pickled cauliflower in the grocery stores? Tsk tsk. It’s so incredibly easy and fast to make. Don’t pay those prices. Save your money for the good things. Scallops or steak!  You can make as little or as much as you wnt in each batch.  I stick to a head of cauliflower at a time.  I can always make it again very quickly. Continue reading