Tag Archives: Bette Davis

Bette Davis’ Red Flannel Hash

Hello, kittens! Here’s a quickie right before tonight’s episode of FEUD: Bette & Joan. This time I took a page out of Bette Davis’ cookbook–not that there is one, like Joan’s. (Remember! You can win a copy of Cooking With … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford Cookbook Giveaway!!!

Hello, kittens! I hope you’ve been enjoying the Joan Crawford dishes I’ve been rolling out in honor of the new series FEUD: Bette & Joan. But I know someone who is the definitive expert on what Joan liked to do … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s French Banana Salad (1928)

Last week everyone went completely bonkers for both the premiere of Feud: Bette & Joan and for Joan Crawford’s Danti-Chips, so I decided to make a dish for episode 2! Here is one of Joan’s favorite recipes, originally published in a … Continue reading

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70. Roast Beef (Standing Rib)

For Christmas Day, the fam and I did what we have done every year since whenever it was we retired the goose. We made a big ol’ Prime Rib. I really love Prime Rib. Prime Rib. Huh. So they (whoever … Continue reading

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Summer Sangria! (and a very special announcement)

It’s my 400th post!!!!Well, who the hell ever thought I’d get this far? Not me! For my 400th post, I wanted it to be a very special post. And it IS a very special post! But first, let’s get a little … Continue reading

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15. Pork Chops Florentine

Kittens, this dinner, #15, you wanna know how long ago I made this? I made it back in February to commemorate the 2-year anniversary of Dinner is Served! 1972, and my 2 year anniversary with Brian! That’s a loooong time … Continue reading

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Friday Frozen Fish Flashback: Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine

Hello Darlings! I am sure that you woke up this morning and thought, “crap. It’s Friday. I’m not supposed to eat meat. Whatever will I do?” Well, here’s something you can do. It’s fuss-free and uses a lot of frozen … Continue reading

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52. Shish Kebab–now with goat!

Darlings! I feel as though it’s been forever since I’ve posted. Actually, it has been forever. Perhaps it has something to do with the MLK holiday, but I’ve been all kinds of discombobulated.  Speaking of MLK day, I went to … 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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46. Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine

A quick post for a quick weeknight meal. #46, Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine, includes a lot of things that I like: artichokes, asparagus, lemon, rice pudding, butter and white wine. Lots of white wine. But the main ingredient is … Continue reading

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