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Festive Shrimp Salad

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Ingredients

1 pound cooked shrimp
1 cup chopped celery
2 fresh tomatoes, peeled and diced
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons chopped pimento
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons horseradish
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Avocado wedges

Instructions

Combine all ingredients except the avocado wedges. Serve on tomato aspic squares or lettuce leaves and garnish with avocado wedges.

Linda Gist-Fossett
Davenport



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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