Category Archives: International Cuisine

Bavarian Meatballs

This is me trying to connect this dish to Christmas somehow: Bavarian Meatballs. Bavaria. What do they do in Bavaria? Drink beer. Eat sausage. There’s Alps. Snow. Ski lodge. Sweaters. Christmas sweaters. Oh, shit. Bavarian Christmas Markets! How sweet does … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Ground Beef, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Yorkshire Chicken

Happy Autumn! The Equinox has come and gone and we are enjoying some very fall-like weather here in Maryland. There is a definite chill in the air, as well as lots of rain. It’s an absolutely perfect time for comfort … Continue reading

Posted in 1970s, Chicken, Food, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

12. Lamb and Eggplant Bake

The good? This dinner. This was actually a very yummy dinner. The bad? This dinner. Why? Becausee this was the last DiS! dinner that I had with Leah and Todd. No, nothing bad happened–actually a lot of good happened–they relocated to … Continue reading

Posted in 1970s, Food, Ground Beef, International Cuisine, Lamb, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Twin Peaks Tuesdays: The Norwegians are Leaving!

In the Twin Peaks pilot, Ben Horne is courting a group of Norwegian businessmen over breakfast. The Norwegians seemed to be buying what Ben was selling; but eventually some shit goes down (you have to go watch the pilot to … Continue reading

Posted in 1970s, Food, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

56. Sukiyaki

Hold on a second. Haven’t we seen this card before? Um. yeah we have! This ad appears on the “About Dinner is Served!” page. Check it: That was a little bit of Deja Vu, amiright? Speaking of Deja Vu, have you … Continue reading

Posted in 1970s, Beef cuts, dating, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Impossible Quesadilla (that’s kay-seh-dee-yah) Pie

So, it’s not KWAY-suh-dill-uh? Damn. Because that’s how I’ve been saying it for years. I think you all know that I love a good Impossible Pie. So I have declared yet another Resolution for 2014: make all of the Impossible … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs, Food, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BH&G Cooking for Two: Meatballs in Sauerbraten Sauce

More meatballs! So far I have shared with you two of the Meatballs-Four-Ways: Meatballs Stroganoff and the Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce. This time it’s the exotic-sounding “Deutsch” Dinner. I love that “Deutsch” is in quotations. It instills me with a great … Continue reading

Posted in Beef cuts, Dessert, Ground Beef, International Cuisine, Jell-O, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emily’s Star Market Guacamole

Hey kittens! I know that I’ve been AWOL this week. But things have been super-busy at work and I’ve just been a little social butterfly. Since we last kiki’ed: Mr. Buckeye and I went out on Saturday night to imbibe … Continue reading

Posted in International Cuisine, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Diwali!

If you are all “huh?” Just know that you’re in the middle of it. Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights—a 5-day Hindu party that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The holiday involves lots and lots of candles … Continue reading

Posted in 1970s, Beverages & Cocktails, Food, International Cuisine, Lamb, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes, Rice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Yi’s Green Bean Casserole

Holy crap. Can you believe that we’re a month away from Thanksgiving? I can’t. I really can’t. October has gone by in the blink of an eye. But anyway, we are fast approaching Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. I adore it … Continue reading

Posted in Food, International Cuisine, Recipes, Retro Food, Retro Recipes, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment