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The Argyle Club’s Cuban Black Bean Soup (1961)

This recipe comes from a very recent acquisition–Amy Vanderbilt’s Complete Cookbook (1961). My mum gave me this one for Christmas this year, and lemme tell ya, this one seems like a goody, especially since it features illustrations by Andrew Warhola! … 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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Wiener Wednesday: Hot Dogs on the Rocks

This sounds like a good one, right? I found this recipe late one night while traipsing across the internet. The site is Retro Food for Modern Times, which featured a little gem of a cookbook called Singers & Swingers in the … Continue reading

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Liz & Dick Special: Chasen’s Chili

Liz & Dick finally landed on Lifetime. And it didn’t disappoint. Because it was horrendous. These are a few reasons why: Lindsay Lohan. The script. It was worse than anything I wrote in college (including a vignette that ended with … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Wiener Bean Pot

I want to institute “Wiener Wednesdays” here at Dinner is Served 1972. It’s just an idea, but I don’t think it’s an entirely horrible one. Those BH&G cookbook people really loved themselves some wieners and I know that there are … Continue reading

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65. Cassoulet

As I worked on #65 I kept writing this down as ‘cassolette’ instead of ‘cassoulet.’ One is #65, a traditional French bean and meat casserole. The other one has something to do with a lady’s nether regions. Yeah. You read … Continue reading

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114. Cold Appetizers–Thanksgiving Snicky Snack Celebration!

Are you sick of turkey? Well I am for only one reason: The Great Deep Fried Turkey Fiasco of 2011 (all I’m going to say is that if you promise to save some fried turkey for Cleveland, it best be there … 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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