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Dump Dinner Recipe

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This recipe for Dump Dinner, by , is from The Baker Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Baker Culhane
Added: Thursday, May 16, 2013


4 - 3 oz bags of shrimp-boil spices
8 tbsp salt
2 rings of Kielbasa sausage
8 ears of corn-on-the-cob
4 handfuls of peapods
2 pounds of unshelled, uncooked shrimp
Cocktail sauce divided into four small dishes

In a LARGE crock pot, bring half a potful of water to boil and add shrimp boil packages and salt. Boil for 5 minutes.
Cut Kielbasa into chunks, and cut ears of corn in half.
Add Kielbasa to the boiling water and boil for 20 minutes.
Add the corn to the pot and boil for 4 minutes. Add pea-pods.
As soon as pea-pods are in the pot, add the shrimp. Cook for three minutes or until all the shrimp have turned pink.
Drain meats and vegetables, remove spice bas, and "dump" food onto platter.
Serve immediately with French bread. Provide a small dish of cocktail sauce to each person.




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