Category Archives: Recipes

New Year Chinese Feast 2017 (Happy National Buffet Day!)

This year is over. Finally. Our national nightmare rages on, but we made it to the other side of Year One. And January 2 is (was) National Buffet Day! (I started writing this yesterday but didn’t post until today, so … Continue reading

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171. Rosy Glazed Pork Chops

Card 171 is noteworthy because it is the last Dinner is Served 1972 dinner prepared in my house. Yeah, if I hadn’t mentioned it already, I MOVED! Back in April I relocated Dinner Is Served HQ from my little early 1910-ish Baltimore … Continue reading

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Canada Box: Big Mac Sauce

Back in October, I found out that McDonald’s Big Mac sauce was available in bottles. But only in Canada. I expressed my disappointment on my Facebook page and DiS!1972-fan Alicia offered to send me Big Mac sauce as well as … Continue reading

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#FoodInFilm “Bye Bye Birdie” Pink Champagne

So, Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers informed me that there is another little blogathon going on this weekend. This time, focusing on food that appears in–or is inspired by–a film. Hence, the fitting hashtag #FoodInFilm. Well, that’s right up … Continue reading

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127. Pork Ribs and Apple Rings

Today is October 10 and it is currently 82 degrees out. At 5:30pm. I am sick of this bullshit. It’s supposed to be fall now. I want it to be fall so desperately that I am making an apple-pork dish … Continue reading

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The Eclipicnic

OK, so in August people went absolutely ballistic for the Eclipse. On Facebook and Next Door, people were frantically looking for eclipse glasses because they were sold out everywhere. Well, the week before, I bought a 5 for $15 pack … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Jerry Horne’s Legendary Smoked Cheese Pig

Tonight is the finale of Twin Peaks: The Return. And I am super-stoked, but also extra tired because I just spent the last two days making smoked cheese pigs and then editing a video about them. Please, check ’em out. … Continue reading

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124. Macaroni, Tomato and Cheese Bake (1973) ft. Elvis’ Rice Pudding

It’s the end of summer, but it’s the return of Dinner is Served 1972! Yeah, I’ve been neglecting the blog, life just got in the way, know what I mean? As you may have noticed, there are new ads on … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Cherry Chocolate Pie (1966)

Today is National Milk Chocolate Day! And on Twin Peaks: The Return, Agent Cooper finally had himself some damn good cherry pie. OMG, that look of food bliss on Kyle MacLachlan’s face! I truly believe that pie should be celebrated on … Continue reading

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PIEATHALON 4: Betty Crocker’s Chicken-Sausage Pies (1965)

DO YOU KNOW WHAT DAY IT IS? IT’S PIEATHALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON! Yes, for the 4th year my food blogger friends and I exchanged pie recipes and got baking! (click here to see pies of years past) Except I didn’t exchange recipes. There … Continue reading

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