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Canada Box: Filet O’ Fish Sauce

It’s the first Friday of Lent (if you’re into that kind of thing). And since it’s the first Friday of Lent, I assume that those who do follow the teachings of Cathol are looking for a good Friday fish dish. … Continue reading

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Canada Box: St. Huber Poutine Gravy Mix

It’s time for some Poutine! This is one of those dishes that I knew about for so long but had never given it a whirl. And to be honest, I don’t know if I had ever tried it before. So … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day 2018!

Happy Groundhog Day! Dear friends, Greetings from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania! Actually, nearby DuBois, PA because Punxy is teeny-tiny. Regardless, I AM HERE! Waking up at 4:30 am EST tomorrow to get on a bus and go to Gobbler’s Knob and watch … Continue reading

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186. Chocolate Ripple Coffee Cake (with Canadian Bacon)

  My Celebration of Canadian Food Stuffs rolls on with card 186, which features Canadian Bacon. First, let me tell you about the Canadian bacon. Mr. Sauce, Esq. and I wanted to be all autumnal back in October and do … Continue reading

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New Year Chinese Feast 2017 (Happy National Buffet Day!)

This year is over. Finally. Our national nightmare rages on, but we made it to the other side of Year One. And January 2 is (was) National Buffet Day! (I started writing this yesterday but didn’t post until today, so … Continue reading

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Canada Box: McChicken Sauce

“McDonald’s uses a secret sauce with a cult following you didn’t know existed”  True. I didn’t know that it existed. But now I do. It’s McChicken sauce. From Canada. Now, domestic McChickens are slathered with regular ol’ mayo, but all … Continue reading

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171. Rosy Glazed Pork Chops

Card 171 is noteworthy because it is the last Dinner is Served 1972 dinner prepared in my house. Yeah, if I hadn’t mentioned it already, I MOVED! Back in April I relocated Dinner Is Served HQ from my little early 1910-ish Baltimore … Continue reading

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Canada Box: Big Mac Sauce

Back in October, I found out that McDonald’s Big Mac sauce was available in bottles. But only in Canada. I expressed my disappointment on my Facebook page and DiS!1972-fan Alicia offered to send me Big Mac sauce as well as … Continue reading

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#FoodInFilm “Bye Bye Birdie” Pink Champagne

So, Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers informed me that there is another little blogathon going on this weekend. This time, focusing on food that appears in–or is inspired by–a film. Hence, the fitting hashtag #FoodInFilm. Well, that’s right up … Continue reading

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It’s National Seafood Bisque Day!

In honor of today being National Seafood Bisque Day, I am presenting to you an UPDATED & REVISED version of this post, which appeared on DiS1972 exactly one year ago today…. Back in June 2016, I was at the wedding … Continue reading

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