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About Yinzerella

Just a Steel Town Girl on a Saturday night, cookin' for my life. www.dinnerisserved1972.com

56. Sukiyaki

Hold on a second. Haven’t we seen this card before? Um. yeah we have! This ad appears on the “About Dinner is Served!” page. Check it: That was a little bit of Deja Vu, amiright? Speaking of Deja Vu, have you … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

What the hell is with those lyrics? How about: who cares of you have kids? Just buy yourself a bun? Well, at least that’s what I’d be thinking. And why do the girls get first dibs on the buns? Hm. Questions … Continue reading

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113. Ways With Bread

I’ve been looking forward to this card because of its daffy photography. I love the massive bread knife and the sandwich made of sandwiches. Sadly, I did not make the sandwich filled with smaller sandwiches, for there are so few … Continue reading

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April 11 is National Cheese Fondue Day!

Although it first became popular in the US during the mid 1960s, few foods evoke the Avocado and Golden Harvest-hued era of the 1970s like fondue. I think that they might have been automatically issued to couples as soon as … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback

Back in July of last year I shared with you 15. Pork Chops Florentine and the story of the Best Worst Date Ever (or was it the Worst Best Date Ever?). One of the most notable details of the date … Continue reading

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Happy PB&J Day!

Oh, what a wonderful day to be alive! Who doesn’t like a good peanut butter sandwich? Aside from those allergic to the peanut, of course. I actually brought peanut butter and jelly into work today to make a PB&J for … Continue reading

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Bisquick Impossible Buttermilk Pie

Another Bisquick Impossible Pie! And this is the first time I went sweet and not savory. To refresh your memory, in addition to completing the Dinner is Served! cards this year, I also want to make all 12 Impossible Pies … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback

If everyone else can have a Throwback Thursday, why can’t I have a Friday Flashback?  I just love this frickin’ photo. I have it in my living room. I hope my mum isn’t mad that I shared it.  Everyone have … Continue reading

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84. Grilled Hamburgers (with Lima Bean and Cucumber Salad)

I bring you CARD NUMBER EIGHTY-FOUR! Ok, that’s a lie. Leah actually brought card number 84. She made the burgers and the assorted toppings and the lima-bean cucumber salad. I just made the dessert, but I’ll get to that later. … Continue reading

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Happy National Ravioli Day!

You know, every once in a while I just have a hankering for a can of Chef Boyardee Meat Ravioli. Or, ‘labbyloobies’ as my elementary school friend, Jessica, would call them. I have no idea why in the hell she … Continue reading

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