Readers’ Choice!

In my Flank Steak Teryaki post I pointed out that it has been a long, long, long time since I prepared a complete meal from the DiS! set. How long? It was summer.

That’s a long-ass time.

I have been away from the cards so long that I didn’t even know that there are only 11 left. Yes, you heard me right: ELEVEN. That’s one-a-month if I start in February.

Now I realize: I can do this. I can totally do this. I can finish the cards this year!

But all I need to do is start. I look to you, gentle readers, to give me a kick in the ass and get this show on the road.

I have chosen 4 DiS! cards, all with different proteins, but all suitable for the season (I wasn’t about to start doing some outdoor grilling in this cold).

What’ll it be?

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As always, that is some damn fine food photography, Marjon Promotions, Inc.

27. Swedish Meatballs

  • Assorted Herring Appetizers
  • Swedish Meat Balls
  • Pickled Beets
  • Cucumber Pickles
  • Jannsson’s Temptation (card #91)
  • Apple Squares with Vanilla Sauce

53. Stuffed Breast of Veal (or Lamb)

  • Stuffed Breast of Veal
  • Sage Potatoes
  • Tomato, Cauliflower, and Olive Salad with French Dressing
  • Babas Au Rhum

60. Orange Duck 

  • Orange Duck
  • Wild Rice
  • Green Beans Almondine
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Whipped Jello Parfaits

111. Broiled Fillet of Sole

  • Peppery Tomato Juice or Bloody Mary
  • Broiled Fillet of Sole With Coral Shrimp Sauce
  • Broiled Mushroom Caps
  • Rosti Potatoes
  • Cheese Pinwheels
  • Grape and Orange Ambrosia
  • Coffee or Tea

Voting opens today and will go til Monday. So if you are just bonkers for meatballs, love Jell-O, or have strong feelings for cheese pinwheels, you got a lot of time to stuff the ballot box.

Speaking of strong feelings–over the weekend (and by the weekend I mean Friday night and Saturday morning/afternoon) I binge-watched The Affair–and I have a lot–A LOT–of feelings about Joshua Jackson a.k.a. Pacey Witter.

hot pacey

He plays a cowboy/surfer. Not kidding.

So. Many. Feelings. I could watch that clip all day long.

HAPPY VOTING!

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20 Responses to Readers’ Choice!

  1. Heather says:

    Meatballs! I need to find out what constitutes assorted herring appetizers.

  2. baylor003 says:

    But…but…but…if you finish the card set, will you keep the blog going???

  3. DJ says:

    Voting for fish because cheese pinwheels. But the duck is also tempting. However, you would make “assorted herring appetizers” entertaining. The stuffed veal sounds like the loser, no matter how you slice it.

  4. Conor Bofin says:

    The balls got my vote.

  5. tarynnicole says:

    Meatballs, Meatballs, Meatballs!!! Bring on the herring appetizers plus I have always wanted to make a Jannsson’s Temptation…can’t wait to see how yours turns out. xx

  6. Julie says:

    Balls – purely because I’m waiting for the puns surrounding Jannsson’s Temptation.

  7. Dad says:

    Em. It’s Dad. Duck? Jello? Nuff said. Do it, baby.

  8. Kristen says:

    Just so you know, I voted for the duck in hopes that I can help you eat it, since that is some delicious sounding meal right there.

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  10. fluffy says:

    I had to vote for the Swedes–I need to know what you’ll think of the Temptation. I wanted to try it for years and finally had it in Stockholm a couple years back.

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