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

Ranger Cookies

A local grocery store chain used to offer ranger cookies in their bakeries. I was a regular customer and possibly their biggest fan. I loved those crispy but chewy cookies. I always meant to figure out what was n them and duplicate them but never did. Then they stopped making them. Ahhhhh! The cookie world as I knew it ended! Continue reading

Creamy Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburgers are popular here in the castle. We prefer them grilled outdoors but that is limited to the few months that aren’t snow covered here Up North. I wondered if we couldn’t grill a bunch of burgers and freeze them. We could chop a few up and make a cheeseburger soup with grilled taste even in winter! Continue reading