"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

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

Betty Larsen


1 qt. tomato juice
1 bottle of cocktail sauce
3 shakes of salt
1 T. worchestershire
2 T. lemon juice
1 T vinegar
4-5 green onions, sliced
2 small cans drained tiny shrimp
2 c. diced celery
1/4 C sugar
1/4 tsp. garlic salt
1 1/2 tsp. horseradish
1/2 chopped green pepper

Mix all together and chill. Serve in small cups or glasses.




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