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Bourbon Bonfire

Welcome to autumn, bitches! There is definitely a chill in the air here in Baltimore. Fall has FINALLY arrived. To ward off those nippy nights, here is a little cocktail I concocted that is a twist on a Bourbon Furnace, which … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Peanut Butter Special

I am a sucker for any recipe that has a superlative in its name: deluxe, luscious, spectacular, impossible, amazing–so it’s no surprise that I was drawn to Peanut Butter Special from Better Homes & Gardens Cooking for Two.  Also, the … Continue reading

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Apple-Cheddar Ball

Last weekend Cleve and I attended a Twelfth Night party hosted by his co-worker, Kristen, who just happens to be an avid Dinner is Served! reader. I don’t know exactly what a Twelfth Night party is (I’m too lazy to … Continue reading

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Tricks and Treats!

Over the past few days I’ve really got into the Halloween spirit. This past week my office had an autumn pot-luck lunch. What to make? What to make? With my collection of vintage cookbooks, I had to go retro, of … Continue reading

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24. Hungarian Goulash

Goulash. It’s a great word and so fun to say. Gooooooo-laush! Sounds like galoshes. So, show of hands, is anyone here a fan of Goulash? Anyone? I spent some time studying in Prague during college and the only things I … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Bourbon Bonfire

Over the weekend Cleve and I went outside of the city and to a FARM. An actual real-life farm. We took a hayride, we got some pumpkins, and we went into the corn maze. All real autumnal-type activities, save the … Continue reading

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108. Baked Stuffed Shrimp

In the world of Dinner is Served! #108. Baked Stuffed Shrimp is classified as a brunch. Shrimp brunch? I don’t think so. I love shellfish, but not so much before noon. Hence, I made #108 a dinner. This was a … Continue reading

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57. Chicken Pot Pie

Greetings and Salutations! I haven’t served dinner recently because I was in Las Vegas last week. I will expound on the Vegas trip in my next post, but I will tell you this: it is a good thing that I … Continue reading

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6. Deviled Rock Lobster Tails

First things first. I have to get this out of my system: Okay! Now we can get down to business. #6 Deviled Rock Lobster Tails. I chose this menu for 2 reasons: 1. lobster tails were on sale for $6.99 each … Continue reading

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16. Pennsylvania Baked Spareribs

I am going to say it right off the bat: I love Pennsylvania Baked Spareribs. #16 is definitely one of my top 3 favorite Dinner is Served! meals thus far. But you might be asking yourself the same thing I … Continue reading

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