still learning

Dan and I have been together for five years and I’m still learning things about him.  For example, the other day I was having a rough week and since we show love with food, Dan asked me what I’d like for him to make for me. 

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I asked for Dan to make me shrimp cocktail.  I didn’t realize until after he had made a deliciously spicy cocktail sauce that he hates cocktail sauce.  Recipe can be found here.  That is true love that he makes foods that I love even though he hates them. 

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My love affair with peel and eat shrimp has been going on for a long time.  Every year for our birthday’s my mom would make us whatever we want (and buy us any cereal, including the sugar cereals!)  My older sister loved the spaghetti with meat sauce, my little sister switched things up a lot, but often had hotdogs and mac and cheese.  I would always have peel and eat shrimp with cocktail sauce.

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I had no idea how easy I was making it on my mom!  This didn’t take Dan much time at all and it was so flavorful and delicious that I ate it quite a few times.  A total win in my book.  Thanks, Dan, for loving me like this!