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

Dried Beef Cheeseball

Dried beef isn’t something I ever had as a kid. Our beef was purchased a half at a time, nothing dried. My P.S. had it as a kid, often as SOS: chopped and creamed on toast. They were military people, perhaps that was common to their culture. I loved it the first time my MIL made it for us. She sent a jar hone with us and so I had to also learn how to make gravy. Continue reading

Cheesy Tradition

Every year during the Christmas holidays there’s a tradition in our castle. It involves Kraft Roka Blue, a cheese spread that cones in a little glass jar. I’ve previously posted the cheeseball recipe and how Kraft does not always make the spread widely available. It’s seasonal, but not always available in our area. It’s frustrating because we LIOVE this cheeseball and don’t have a backup plan. Continue reading