Hot From the Oven
- The Argyle Club’s Cuban Black Bean Soup (1961)
- A Groundhog Day Menu (1971)
- Locke-Ober’s New England Boiled Dinner (1965)
- BH&G Vegetable Cook Book Split-Pea Soup (1967)
- The Affinity Cocktail (1930…or 1929)
- Antoinetta Pelligrina Pica’s Shrimp Scampi
- 130. Hamburger Wheels (1973)
- Happy New Year from Brian & Margot!
- Esquire Cook-Book Romaine Salad (1955)
- Jo Funkhouser’s Punch (1966)
Blue Plate Specials
Peruse the Menu
Tags1980s almonds bacon Baking Baltimore Beef better homes & gardens Brian cake casserole cheese chicken Cocktails dating dessert eggs frankfurters fruit Ground Beef holiday food hot dogs Jell-O Lemon Mayonnaise mushrooms old bay Peas pie pineapple Pittsburgh potato Pudding Real Housewives Rice salad sauce Shrimp Soup television tomato vintage cocktails Wieners Wiener Wednesday Wine X-Files
Subscribe to my YouTube channel!
Follow me on TwitterMy Tweets
FOOD! BOOZE! CATS! Yinzerella is back on Instagram!
Show me a little bloglovin
Brian! The Official DiS! Mascot
Go Visit RetroRuth!
The Home of Mr. Vintage
Tag Archives: beans
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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