Category Archives: 1970s

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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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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Beverage Bonus: Tom Collins (Vodka Collins)

So for the last snow day that I had, I had already exhausted all of the rum (actually, I take that back–I still have some dark rum in the cabinet above my fridge. Speaking of which, is that where everyone … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: The Mary Pickford

It’s snowing again here. But only a few inches. Not enough for cancellation. Or delay (I really could have gone for a delay–I stayed up too late watching season 1 of Hannibal in anticipation of its return on Friday night. … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Bacardi Cocktail

So two weeks ago when the East Coast was hit (yet again) with a bit of a snow storm and (yet again) I had a day where I was trapped at home. I spent my day doing what I’m sure … Continue reading

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38. Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

Another full meal from Dinner is Served! I made this in January on some Sunday night when Todd and Leah came over. I cannot remember whether it was cold or not when I made it, but I think that pork … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Tequila Sunrise

Yesterday, during the winter storm, I thought that I could use a little ray of sunshine. Yeah, that’ll do the trick! How lucky am I that I just happened to have orange juice, grenadine, and tequila on hand? I was still … Continue reading

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1. Beef Stew

As I said in my New Year’s Resolutions post, this year’s Big Goal is to finally finish up the last twenty Dinner is Served 1972 recipe cards. Well, I am happy to say that I already have one for you! Granted, … Continue reading

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