Condiment Queen

Have you  ever run out of Tartar Sauce?  Need something to dip your shrimp in? Here are two quick and easy recipes to use in a pinch or all the time.

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Tartar Sauce

1/2 Cup                  Salad Dressing

1 Tablespoon          Prepared Mustard

1- 2 Tablespoons    Green Relish

Mix together well and Enjoy!

You can mix this up to your own taste but this is the condiment version.

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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

1/2   cup                Salad Dressing

1/4   Teaspoon       Worcestershire Sauce

1/2   Teaspoon       Garlic Granuals

1      Tablespoon    Ketchup

Mix together and top shrimp cocktail or use as a dip. Mix to your own taste or add some sour cream to make it milder and go further.

Bon Appetit

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Merge Point

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I’ve been driving Hwy 1 east and west between Abbotsford, Chilliwack and beyond on my way to see friends and for pleasure drive.  In the Summer time this highway is super busy.  The speed is posted at 100km but around the clover leafs, exits and entrances to the freeway it gets bogged down. Why?  People don’t know how to merge into traffic.  I have seen drivers pull out into traffic doing 60km. Talk about slam on the brake time.  It’s a miracle that person did not get hit.  If you are merging behind this slow driver you have to say a prayer for yourself too.

Hats off to all the big rig drivers who pull into the left lane when they see traffic merging if they can. Love the over head lighted signs that say, “Leave the cell phone alone. Focus on the road.”

It’s never a good idea to ride right beside a semi and trailer.  They can’t see you.  I saw one woman with a van full of kids riding right in the truck’s blind spot.  She did this for a long time and no one could pass her.  The Semi’s do the speed limit or just above and ride in the right lane.  I was  the one who scooted up to her rear and got her moving out from beside the semi.  Scary stuff.  I think she wanted the shade. Still if he wanted to move over she would have been in danger.

With this said summer is over and the highway only has the occasional traveler other than trucks and people going about their business.  Happy Trails to you.

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