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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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1. Beef Stew

As I said in my New Year’s Resolutions post, this year’s Big Goal is to finally finish up the last twenty Dinner is Served 1972 recipe cards. Well, I am happy to say that I already have one for you! Granted, … Continue reading

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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

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Watergate Salad

You might know this dish by other names: ambrosia, Pistachio Delight, green stuff–but I prefer Watergate Salad because, well, hello, all that Watergate shit went down in 1972! Watergate Salad is definitely a party dish, and, lucky for me, I … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking With Cheese: Chili Cheese Log

So on Friday night I was invited to another cocktail party hosted by my friends Rick and Ronny of Retrofurn. I love their parties not just because of the company, the conversation, or their awesome dog Elvis, I also love their … Continue reading

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Roast Lamb & Kale Curry a la Leftovers (with chutney Jell-O)

Every year for Easter I have a big ol’ roast leg of lamb. And then every year I end up with a whole mess of leftovers. But that’s not a bad thing because every year I make lamb curry. This … Continue reading

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Fishy Friday Flashback: Baked Stuffed Bass

In the spirit of the season (and by the season I mean Lent) I’m offering you a dinner fit for a meatless Friday. This is from all the way back in June 2011, so I know that this will be … Continue reading

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Party Cheese Ball

Over the weekend I went to a little cocktail party hosted by my friends Rick and Ronny, the proprietors of a little antique shop called Retrofurn on the Avenue here in Baltimore. If you follow me on Facebook and twitter, … Continue reading

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105. Tuna Salad 3 Way

The title should read “3 ways,” but the typo was so funny it had to stay. Tuna Salad Three Way sounds like some bizarro porn that you would never  want to watch. I am not afraid that now I’ll get weird hits on … Continue reading

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107. Seafood Mousse

I know that I’ve mentioned that DiS! offers up desserts and brunches in addition to their giant-ass dinners. Well, #107 is a luncheon. I don’t know why, but for some reason luncheon sounds fancy. Fancier than brunch, right? And seriously, … Continue reading

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