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A Groundhog Day Menu (1971)

Cue up the Pennsylvania Polka! For the 2nd year in a row, I have decided to delve into my copy of Gourmets & Groundhogs (1971) to properly celebrate Groundhog Day. And to do so, I referred to a favorite Groundhog Day … Continue reading

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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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Happy Mint Julep Day!

Logically, it seems as though Kentucky Derby Day should be Mint Julep Day. But I guess since the Derby is on a different day every year…? Anyway, according to our friends at Foodimentary, it’s Mint Julep Day! I think I’ve … Continue reading

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Four Roses Eggnog & Weenie Wreath (2013 Version)

After two years of brewing up some Holiday Glogg for Christmas Eve, I decided to switch things up a bit and make eggnog from scratch. After looking through some of my cookbooks, I decided on this recipe, which was taped … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali!

If you are all “huh?” Just know that you’re in the middle of it. Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights—a 5-day Hindu party that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The holiday involves lots and lots of candles … Continue reading

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Bourbon Bonfire

Welcome to autumn, bitches! There is definitely a chill in the air here in Baltimore. Fall has FINALLY arrived. To ward off those nippy nights, here is a little cocktail I concocted that is a twist on a Bourbon Furnace, which … Continue reading

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Low-Calorie Manhattan & Crab-Stuffed Zucchini

So a couple of weeks ago I came across the trailer for a 1973 horror film (according to the DVD cover: the rarely seen 1970s cult shocker!) called The Baby. I instantly sent this to my friend Valerie who said … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Bourbon Bonfire

Over the weekend Cleve and I went outside of the city and to a FARM. An actual real-life farm. We took a hayride, we got some pumpkins, and we went into the corn maze. All real autumnal-type activities, save the … Continue reading

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