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Old 06-26-2009, 05:02 PM   #1
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"Emergency" Cocktail Sauce

I needed cocktail sauce today but only had ketchup. I looked a little more and found a little deli mustard (with horse radish). So I blended the last of the deli mustard with the last of the ketchup. It actually wasn't too bad! Not quite as much of a bite as I like, but it was like mild cocktail sauce.

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Old 06-26-2009, 09:44 PM   #2
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sounds good to me. necessity is the mother of invention
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:58 AM   #3
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Some of my best meals were made like that! Now, if only necessity were also the mother of memory...I can't always remember what I did :)
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Old 06-27-2009, 07:45 AM   #4
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Maybe adding a few drops of Tabasco would have kicked it up a notch if you didn't have an horse radish or wasabi to add to it.

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Old 06-27-2009, 11:48 AM   #5
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We always make our own cocktail sauce out of catsup, a squeeze of lemon, and horseradish. I keep horseradish on hand as I use it in several sauces.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:58 PM   #6
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Yes, necessity is definitely the mother of invention! I have had to become very creative in the last few months, and almost all of my creations have been good. There was only one that neither James or I liked, and I can't even remember what it was! I just remember (I think!) that it had tuna in it. Some were things that I would have never tried, but I am glad I did, especially the Jello pancake peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Yum!

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