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Ingredients

1/2 stick margarine and 1/2 stick butter or combination of either or both to equal 1 stick
1 tablespoon basil, dried
1 tablespoon ginger, powdered
1 tablespoon minced onion, fresh
1 tablespoon minced garlic, fresh or jarred
Cajun powder to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
1 pound medium to large shell on shrimp

Instructions

Melt butter/margarine in a skillet on low heat and add seasonings. Simmer 5 minutes on a very low simmer. Add shrimp leaving the peels on and cover; simmer very low for 15 minutes or until done. Seasonings may be adjusted to taste. Serve alone as an appetizer or over pasta. Peel shrimp after cooking if serving over pasta.

Kathy Little
Milan



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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