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Igloo Canapes (1950)

It’s game 6 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. The Nashville Whatevers (seriously, what is their name?) Anyway, although tonight’s game is taking place in Nashville, I’m making a tasty nibble inspired by the original home of the … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Black As Midnight Cocktail

All Twin Peaks fans–(what are we Peakers? Like Trekkies or Fannibals? Someone tell me, please)–know exactly how Dale Cooper likes his coffee: So I have whipped up a cocktail that is not only as black as midnight on a moonless … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Audrey’s Freshly Squeezed Cocktail

Four episodes. Only four episodes in and we’ve been treated to: Bad wigs, snakeskin print shirts, mysterious boxes, vomiting, outer space, and a chewed up wad of Bazooka gum on a stick. After all of that, I think that we … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Garmonbozia Soup

FINALLY. IT’S SUNDAY AND IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN. I am so fucking stoked for this. I’ve been waiting 27 years for this. 27 years since eleven-year-old me was utterly traumatized by Twin Peaks. I had BOB nightmares for a long while … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Jerry’s Baguette With Brie & Butter

In 2014, in anticipation of the Blu-ray release of Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, I did a series of Peaks-themed posts. Back then, the idea of David Lynch and Mark Frost returning with a third season of the show was…well, … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: The Norwegians Are Leaving!

In 2014, in anticipation of the Blu-ray release of Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, I did a series of Peaks-themed posts. Back then, the idea of David Lynch and Mark Frost returning with a third season of the show was…well, … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Pork Chops with Red Onions and Apple Rings

Finally (and sadly) we come to the end of Feud the television mini series and my series of Feud-themed food posts. I’ve saved the best for last, because this was indeed the best of the bunch. This is Joan Crawford’s … Continue reading

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Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets

Feud Foods™ continues today with Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets! I found this recipe in Johna Blinn’s newspaper column, Celebrity Cookbook (Click on the image to zoom in for the recipe).   Things I learned about Bette Davis in this article: … Continue reading

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Jack Warner’s Broiled Salmon–Vegetable Medley

So, in episode 4 of FEUD: Bette & Joan, Pauline sits down for a Pepsi-centric lunch with Mamacita at a Howard Johnson’s. OK, maybe it wasn’t a Howard Johnson’s. They didn’t serve Pepsi; they had HoJo Cola. But that is neither … Continue reading

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Hedda Hopper Cocktail

Last week I suggested that perhaps for this episode I’d make a Joan-approved cocktail. Well, then… I give to you the Hedda Hopper Cocktail, a.k.a Malice in Hollywood No. 1 Ingredients: 1.5 oz Jim Beam Black Bourbon .5 oz Apricot brandy (Marie Brizard … Continue reading

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