Category Archives: Recipes

Twin Peaks Eats: Black As Midnight Cocktail

All Twin Peaks fans–(what are we Peakers? Like Trekkies or Fannibals? Someone tell me, please)–know exactly how Dale Cooper likes his coffee: So I have whipped up a cocktail that is not only as black as midnight on a moonless … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Audrey’s Freshly Squeezed Cocktail

Four episodes. Only four episodes in and we’ve been treated to: Bad wigs, snakeskin print shirts, mysterious boxes, vomiting, outer space, and a chewed up wad of Bazooka gum on a stick. After all of that, I think that we … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Garmonbozia Soup

FINALLY. IT’S SUNDAY AND IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN. I am so fucking stoked for this. I’ve been waiting 27 years for this. 27 years since eleven-year-old me was utterly traumatized by Twin Peaks. I had BOB nightmares for a long while … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Pork Chops with Red Onions and Apple Rings

Finally (and sadly) we come to the end of Feud the television mini series and my series of Feud-themed food posts. I’ve saved the best for last, because this was indeed the best of the bunch. This is Joan Crawford’s … Continue reading

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Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets

Feud Foods™ continues today with Bette Davis’ Spinach-Stuffed Filets! I found this recipe in Johna Blinn’s newspaper column, Celebrity Cookbook (Click on the image to zoom in for the recipe).   Things I learned about Bette Davis in this article: … Continue reading

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Jack Warner’s Broiled Salmon–Vegetable Medley

So, in episode 4 of FEUD: Bette & Joan, Pauline sits down for a Pepsi-centric lunch with Mamacita at a Howard Johnson’s. OK, maybe it wasn’t a Howard Johnson’s. They didn’t serve Pepsi; they had HoJo Cola. But that is neither … Continue reading

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Hedda Hopper Cocktail

Last week I suggested that perhaps for this episode I’d make a Joan-approved cocktail. Well, then… I give to you the Hedda Hopper Cocktail, a.k.a Malice in Hollywood No. 1 Ingredients: 1.5 oz Jim Beam Black Bourbon .5 oz Apricot brandy (Marie Brizard … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Spinach Salad

Hi, kittens! Welcome to DiS1972! Since it’s Sunday, and tonight I’ll be watching FEUD: Bette & Joan on FX, I’m serving up another one of Joan Crawford’s recipes. This one comes from an article in the November 1, 1965 issue … Continue reading

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Bette Davis’ Red Flannel Hash

Hello, kittens! Here’s a quickie right before tonight’s episode of FEUD: Bette & Joan. This time I took a page out of Bette Davis’ cookbook–not that there is one, like Joan’s. (Remember! You can win a copy of Cooking With … Continue reading

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128. Toasted Tuna Sandwiches

We’re gonna keep on keepin’ on with another selection from the Dinner is Served! 1973 series! And it’s one that, if you were snowed in your house today, you most likely have all of the necessary ingredients on hand. Especially … Continue reading

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