Category Archives: Food

Velveeta South of the Border Dip

Hello, darlings. I threw myself a big birthday party! And I made a ton of dishes from my cookbook collection for the occasion. It was a hefty spread and I am looking forward to sharing them with you. But I … Continue reading

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82. Chicken Breasts (With Prosciutto and Mushrooms)

So, you know that weekend that Todd and Leah came in for a wedding and I made them the Broiled Filet of Sole brunch on Saturday morning? Well, this is how insane I am: while they were at that wedding … Continue reading

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The Astronaut Wives Club Ham Loaf

On last night’s premiere episode of The Astronaut Wives Club, Mrs. Alan Shepard gets all down in the doldrums either because her husband is in space or because he bangs anything in a bikini down at Cape Canaveral. Regardless, as she’s … Continue reading

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111. Broiled Fillet of Sole

Todd and Leah came to visit! For this special occasion, I decided to make a DiS!. Actually, scratch that. I was ordered to make a DiS! because Todd and Leah missed our Sunday dinners. And, since I’m a girl who can’t … Continue reading

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PIEATHALON: Melton Mowbray Pie

It’s the 2nd Annual Pieathalon, kittens! Welcome to my contribution, the Melton Mowbray Pie from the Vincent Price Treasury of Great Recipes. This British recipe was submitted by the lovely Jenny of Silver Screen Suppers, who, happens to be British. … Continue reading

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Hannibal the Cannibal Canapes Burgundy

It’s here! It’s here! The season 3 premiere of the best damn show on television, Hannibal! I can’t say enough about this phenomenal television series. And, for serious, yinz guys, why aren’t you watching it yet? I absolutely love Hannibal. … 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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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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How We Partied like Mad Men for the End of Mad Men

FINALLY! After weeks of teasing yinz guys, I finally threw my Mad Men Party featuring recipes from The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin in honor of the end of the show. My shindig was just … Continue reading

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