Author Archives: Yinzerella

About Yinzerella

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

Ramp-O-Rama: Pickled Ramps

Hello, there ramp fans! For my final ramp dish, since I had  all the white (and red), rooty parts of the plant left, I made a refrigerator pickle. A damn fine refrigerator pickle! I went onto the Interwebz and found … Continue reading

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Cher’s Hawaiian Meatballs

It’s Cher’s 69th birthday! Now, last year I posted Cher’s recipe for Hawaiian Meatballs American Style; this year I decided to make them! “Willowy recording artist and TV personality.” I love that. And of course now we can add, Academy Award … Continue reading

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#TheMorningAfter Bloody Marys

Hello, fellow Mad Men fans! Still recovering from last night’s finale? Well, here is a restorative libation to ease you into your Monday morning. I made two versions from two different cookbooks. Pick whichever suits your liking! The first is … Continue reading

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Better Than Tom Selleck Cake

And we have a winner! The people have spoken and the people wanted Better Than Tom Selleck Cake! Yes, with 39% of the votes, the Better Than Tom Selleck Cake bested two Selleck-themed cocktails, a Thanksgiving salad, and Tom’s own … Continue reading

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Ramp-O-Rama: Ramp Butter

Remember all those ramps that I got? Well, even after making that delicious ramp pesto, I still had tons of ramp leaves yet. What to do…what to do… Why not make a compound butter? This is soooooo easy. This is … Continue reading

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Ramp-O-Rama: Ramp Pesto with Artichokes & Hearts of Palm

Hello, my little chickadees! It’s been a while, right? Well, with the exception of my recent cocktail posts. I haven’t done actual food as of late. Not to make excuses (although this is an excuse), but I think I’m still … Continue reading

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The Classic Old-Fashioned

Holy shit, that’s delicious! I said out-loud to absolutely no one when I had the first sip of this Classic Old-Fashioned. Here’s the skinny: 1 rough-cut brown sugar cube*** 2 dashes aromatic bitters 2 ounces rye whiskey 1 thickly cut … Continue reading

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The Ann-Margret Cocktail

Happy birthday to the sexy, sensational, actress-singer-dancer and all-around diva, Ms. Ann-Margret! I’ve had the biggest girl crush on Ann-Margret ever since I saw Bye Bye Birdie for the first time as a small kid. I wanted to be Ann-Margret. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Shirley Temple and Rob Roy

Originally posted on Rantings of an Amateur Chef:
Today we have Emily from Dinner is Served 1972. She brings not only two recipes for us but a story that brings me back to my own childhood and ordering a special drink.…

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The Bawlmertini

In Baltimore (or as they say it down here, Bawlmer, hon!)  there are 3 men who are revered more than any others: Cal Ripken, Jr., Johnny Unitas, and John Waters. Out of those 3 I think you can discern which … Continue reading

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