Category Archives: Etc.

Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

Yesterday William Shatner turned 86. Dammit I missed it. And I was even assigned a dish of his to make by Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers for a top-secret project she has going on. And I’ve made it (FYI, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown!

Let’s kick it off the week with this tasty hunk of meat: I miss you, Bob Benson. And I miss you, Mad Men. Here’s another look at that glorious Thanksgiving apron (and the gorgeous man wrapped in it):   He … Continue reading

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On Double Boilers…and Happy 4th of July!

For some reason, in my Pieathalon Peanuts-and-Beer Pie post, my use of a double boiler just fascinated people. I guess because so few people own them? Well, this is the one that I actually used to make that pie: And … Continue reading

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9. Lentil Soup (with Orange Chiffon Cake)

March 30 is Turkey Neck Day. And yesterday was Chiffon Cake Day. So today I’m re-posting, all the way back from 2011, No. 9, Lentil Soup. Because in it, I both cook with turkey necks and bake a chiffon cake. … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Anniversary, Dinner is Served 1972!

Yep. I got the little WordPress notification yesterday. February 24th was the day of my first post. Which was basically¬†THIS: So far I have learned that I need a lot to learn about blogging. I think that the cooking part … Continue reading

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Cara Cara Margarita & Rick’s Chickpeas

#HappyNationalMargaritaDay! I got home from work and I did this: I just threw together stuff I had in my kitchen and bar. And it was delicious. Cara Cara Margarita 1 and 1/2 jiggers tequila 1/2 jigger triple sec 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Happy 30th Birthday, Pretty in Pink!

How old does that make you feel? Yeah, this month, thirty years ago, Pretty in Pink premiered. Of all the John Hughes films, Pretty in Pink is my favorite. And not just because of James Spader’s portrayl of Steff: It … Continue reading

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Bourbon Bonfire

It’s National Mulled Cider Day! So I have to pull this one out of the archives, like I do every year. Is it autumnal where you are? It’s still a bit stuffy here. But I think starting tomorrow we might … Continue reading

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Well, I feel like I’ve missed it all!¬†¬†Seriously. I’ve missed the blog, you guys. I’m going out on 4 dates this week. Four. All with different guys. One already happened (very nice young man. Army. I’d definitely give him a … Continue reading

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Liberace at Thriller Villa Exhibit Opening Cocktail

OMG. If only I could somehow make it to Las Vegas…

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