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Help, I am afraid to make shrimp cocktail.

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Help, I am afraid to make shrimp cocktail.

sarahbeth | Feb 2, 2007 04:30 PM

I am seafood phobic but my husband is craving shrimp cocktail for the Super Bowl. I am at a complete loss here. Do I buy fresh or frozen? What size? What is the story with the vein thing? I need help. Can someone please walk me through the whole process (shopping, cleaning, cooking, chilling, storing, garnishing)?

Also, is there a way that I can "cheat" by not making it at home? I hate the smell of shrimp boiling. (Oh the things you do for love). Thank goodness for scented candles!

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