Shrimp Cocktail Sauce {Copy Cat Recipe}

Cocktail Sauce for Shrimp

Cocktail Sauce for Shrimp

Since we became “empty nesters” several years ago, it’s amazing how fast all of our condiments expire.  I’m always looking at dates on bottles and wondering why we haven’t eaten green olives, Ranch Dressing or cocktail sauce since 2014.  Even the backup bottles and jars we’ve bought and stored in the cupboard are way out of code.  I’ve slowly learned to make sauces to avoid this frustration.  Cocktail sauce is one of these.
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Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Crockpot Enchilada Shredded Chicken

Crockpot Enchilada Shredded Chicken

I had a very large package of chicken breasts that I needed to use up.  I was also leaving town for a few days and leaving my P.S. to fend for himself at mealtime.  I decided a big crockpot of shredded chicken with Mexican seasonings and sauces would be versatile for meals.  He could put it on buns or serve it over rice.  It would last a few days in the fridge for quick fixes.
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Chex Scotcheroos

Chex Scotcharoos

Chex Scotcharoos

Special K bars are one of our family favorites.  They are so easy to make I have the recipe memorized!  When I saw this recipe for pretty much the same bars, using Chex cereal, I was curious.  I wondered what the larger pieces of cereal would do to the flavors of the bars.  And with more chips and peanut butter in the frosting, how would that change our traditional bars?  I bought Chex to find out! Continue reading