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How We Partied like Mad Men for the End of Mad Men

FINALLY! After weeks of teasing yinz guys, I finally threw my Mad Men Party featuring recipes from The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin in honor of the end of the show. My shindig was just … Continue reading

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Hooray for Hors d’Ouerves: Avocado Dip & Marinated Shrimp

Hors d’ Ouerves Week continues with two other dishes from card A1 from the Cookindex recipe card set. First up is Marinated Shrimp! The little pink pan there indicates that this is an electric skillet dish. Isn’t it so funny … 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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Emily’s Star Market Guacamole

Hey kittens! I know that I’ve been AWOL this week. But things have been super-busy at work and I’ve just been a little social butterfly. Since we last kiki’ed: Mr. Buckeye and I went out on Saturday night to imbibe … 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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47. Mexican Chili Con Carne and the Game of the Week

Please disregard any formatting issues on #47–since I lost this post and had to recreate it piecemeal, it’s not my best work.  This was to be the week of the Game of the Century: No. 1 ranked LSU versus No. 2 … Continue reading

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88. Beef Enchiladas

Hola, amigos! It’s summer and it’s time for something a little spicy, and a little saucy. Enter #88 Beef Enchiladas. I kicked-off the fiesta with some Margaritas which I made as part of a guest post I did for 1972 The Retro WW … Continue reading

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