Category Archives: Retro Recipes

Better Homes & Gardens Vegetable Cookbook: Spinach Delicious

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Were you invited to a last-minute Friendsgiving and need to bring a dish? Did you burn the green bean casserole and need a quick substitution? Well, I’ve got a perfect dish for you. You probably already … Continue reading

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Bisquick Impossible Seafood Pie

Another Impossible Pie. People, I am dead serious about finishing these damn things by the end of this year. As God as my witness, I will complete all 12 of the pies from the “No Time to Cook” booklet! And … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Danti-Chips

Welcome to the Joan Crawford Virtual Reality Dinner Party! Jenny, the proprietress of Silver Screen Suppers, hosted the dinner party in celebration of the release of her book, aptly titled, Cooking With Joan Crawford.  So, what’s the deal with the dinner party? … Continue reading

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For National Sandwich Day: Isaly’s Chipped Ham Barbecue

Yesterday was National Sandwich Day, which, should be celebrated nationally. It would have absolutely thrilled me to observe the day with a McRib, but, alas, the damn things never made it anywhere near Baltimore.  So, I made a barbecue sandwich … Continue reading

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Microwave Jack O’ Lantern Salad

Sorry I’ve been AWOL, kittens. But I do have a very good reason–I just moved into my very own house! The house is a work in progress. Very much a work in progress. In the second bedroom it looks a closet … Continue reading

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Orioles Magic Cheese Ball

So, did ya hear that the Baltimore Orioles have made it to the American League Championship Series? Baltimore is buzzing with excitement over the prospect of the team making it to the World Series. The city is awash in orange … Continue reading

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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

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Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

My quest to complete all twelve Impossible Pie recipes from The Bisquick “No Time to Cook” Recipe Book rolls on with Impossible Cheeseburger Pie. Plus, this dish is apropos because today is one of the best days of the year: National … Continue reading

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34. Herb Broiled Chicken

I am chicken. Well, I made chicken, yes. Specifically this dinner, 34. Herb Broiled Chicken. But I am chicken, as well. Lemme explain. It was about this time last year I was dating Mr. Buckeye. Do you remember Mr. Buckeye? … Continue reading

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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

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