Category Archives: Salad

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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Esquire Cook-Book Romaine Salad (1955)

I received a copy of the Esquire Cook-Book as a Christmas gift last year (thanks, mum!) Now, mine didn’t have it, but here is the original book jacket: So, yes, being Esquire, it is directed to men. To teach them … Continue reading

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24-Hour Salad

I plucked a grey hair out of my left eyebrow this morning. This surprised me; although it should not, considering that for over five years, I dye my hair, not for fun, but out of necessity (I am sitting with light … 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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Uncle Bob’s Jell-O Salad

This was part of Casey’s Ham Loaf dinner. Which I haven’t written about yet. But I will. And then link back to this post so you’ll remember that THIS is the Jell-O that went with the loaf. Oh, how I … 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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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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BH&G All-time Favorite Salad Recipes: Avocado and Egg Salad

The temperature has risen in a big way here, hence I’m not too keen on turning on my oven. So that means salads. Today I am gonna crack open a volume from my collection that I haven’t yet featured: the 1984 edition … Continue reading

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Impossible Green Bean Pie (My 300th Post!)

You know what seems utterly impossible? The fact that I’ve posted on this damn thing 300 times! The green bean pie? Well, that was a piece of cake. Or, um, pie. Whatever. Like all the other Impossible Pies in the … Continue reading

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84. Grilled Hamburgers (with Lima Bean and Cucumber Salad)

I bring you CARD NUMBER EIGHTY-FOUR! Ok, that’s a lie. Leah actually brought card number 84. She made the burgers and the assorted toppings and the lima-bean cucumber salad. I just made the dessert, but I’ll get to that later. … Continue reading

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