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Hooray for Hors d’ourves: Pickled Mushrooms

Another one! This recipe is from The Smirnoff Brunch Book (1971). I first saw this book when it was featured on YesterdaysMenus.com I commented on how much I enjoyed the photos and recipes form the cookbook, and I was so surprised when … Continue reading

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Hooray for Hors d’Oeuvres: Double Weenie Wreath

Howdy, kittens! Are you somewhere that’s getting snow? If so, I really hope that you went out shopping yesterday and already have your milk, bread, and toilet paper. I’m looking specifically at our friends in New York and New England. … 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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Twin Peaks Tuesdays: Coop’s Breakfast

In one of the series’ best moments, hell, one of tv’s best moments, Agent Cooper, in the dining room of the Great Northern Hotel, sips a damn fine cup of coffee and orders a very specific breakfast. Now, I’d like … Continue reading

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56. Sukiyaki

Hold on a second. Haven’t we seen this card before? Um. yeah we have! This ad appears on the “About Dinner is Served!” page. Check it: That was a little bit of Deja Vu, amiright? Speaking of Deja Vu, have you … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback

Back in July of last year I shared with you 15. Pork Chops Florentine and the story of the Best Worst Date Ever (or was it the Worst Best Date Ever?). One of the most notable details of the date … Continue reading

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BH&G Bread Cook Book: Parmesan Casserole Bread

I have already learned something in the first 3 weeks of 2014! Apparently I need to knock off one of the items on my list of dating requirements: Born before Bush Sr. was in office Employed No roommates No children … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Oven Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce

MEATBALLS–TAKE TWO! This is the second meatball dinner from the “Meals to Double-Up and Divide” of Better Homes & Gardens Cooking for Two (1977). To refresh your memory, the deal is that I made 48 meatballs and froze them up … Continue reading

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Linguine Salad Supreme Light

It is so insanely hot here–and I assume that it’s hot where you are, too–that the last thing I want to do is write about a dish that would require any sort of baking/grilling/roasting/broiling. I am all about chilled foods … Continue reading

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Presley Family Fried Green Tomatoes

There is an old, greasy spoon 24-hour diner in Pittsburgh called Ritter’s that was a regular stop for me when I was in college. I absolutely adored this place: me and my friends would spend a long time there just … Continue reading

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