Suzanne needed something fine, elegant, and spicy to bring
to the Sewing Circle at the Merriman's house. She decided to make a platter of Shrimp Cocktail.
of the freshest shrimp available
5 hard-boiled eggs
3 spoonfuls olive oil
1 dash red wine
2 spoonfuls white wine
2 spoonfuls heavy cream
Salt and pepper
Wash the shrimps in cold water...
... and place them on the window sill.
Break open the two eggs.
Using a fork, whisk together the egg yolks, oil and lemon
Add the chiles, red and white wine, heavy cream, and salt
and pepper and whisk again.
Combine with basic tomato sauce.
Arrange the shrimp nicely on a platter with a small bowl
holding the sauce for dipping.
Store under a bed until ready to serve.
After Suzanne had found her good hat and put on her coat,
she was all ready to go to the sewing circle.
"This shrimp cocktail will be the talk of the whole party!"
Suzanne said, very pleased with herself.