Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Not for those with a weak constitution...


We were thrilled last week when our friendly neighbor gave us 2 boxes of frozen jumbo shrimp! We LOVE shrimp! Their family had just been down to Mexico and had 8 lbs. of shrimp to use. Ryan brought them in, very excited. "Can you find a place for these in the freezer until we can use them?" of coarse, there's always room for some shrimp! YUMMY.
I set them on the counter while I was busy cleaning and doing various chores around the kitchen. Then the smell became pretty potent, so I set out to make room for the boxes in the freezer. Then I looked at the box. Take a look at the picture... Notice the area where there are boxes to be checked if they are "Headless" or "Head On" or "Peeled". Well, none of the boxes are checked, so I opened the box to see. OH MY!!!! I am not sqeamish about things like this when it comes to food or cooking, but this just about did it for me! These frozen jumbo shrimp are STRAIGHT OUT OF THE OCEAN! I think the part that creeps me out the most are the frozen tentacles that just snap right off! (i've got the willies just thinking about it). I have never seen shrimp like this before, it's not exactly what you see on the grocery store display. On that note, anybody have any ideas how to cook these bad boys?

9 comments:

ali degraff said...

so basically your kitchen smells like fishy poo poo. Can I come over for dinner?

ali degraff said...

way to go on two nasty blogs in one day!

Amy said...

I would be totally grossed out too. I like shrimp when they're at Red Lobster and deep fried so I can't see what they actually look like. Good luck!

Anonymous said...

I know you and Ryan are going to cook these up and have the MOST DELICIOUS dinner ever. This is really starting from scratch. Bon Appetite !!!!!
Mom"J"

Rob*Sheena*Jonah*Lucy said...

You're seriously still going to eat those?

Heidi said...

One word for ya.....

NASTY!

Ryan said...

Sick!! really kelly...The barf is in my throat! Kasey

Ryan said...

Kelly after thinking about it...besides the obvious that
their disgusting..their from MEXICO..is that ok?. Maybe boiling them will get out all the funk. Enjoy!
Kasey

rockkinrobbins said...

Kelly I think you just boil them, fry them and make shrimp cabobs, shrimp scampi, shrimp coctails, shrimp soup, shrimp, shrimp, shrimp...... I love shrimp, but it is a little disturbing to see them like that. :)