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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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35. Flank Steak Teriyaki

So, have you ever been to Colonial Williamsburg? I have. Twice. Once as a kid and once in my 30s. If you haven’t been, just know that the whole thing is just weird. It’s a little colonial village filled with … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Chicken

Happy Autumn! The Equinox has come and gone and we are enjoying some very fall-like weather here in Maryland. There is a definite chill in the air, as well as lots of rain. It’s an absolutely perfect time for comfort … Continue reading

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Joan Rivers’ Toast

  This recipe sounds like a winner. Especially the holiday version. Joan was a brassy, brash, resilient, smart, funny, ballsy broad with no fucks to give (and she liked big jewelry). She’s definitely one of my role models. I want … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Tuesday: Jerry’s Baguette with Brie & Butter

You know, I never intended for these Twin Peaks posts to be food-themed, but it makes sense since this is a food blog, and Twin Peaks is such a food-centric show. Proof: this scene where for about 2 minutes Ben … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

What the hell is with those lyrics? How about: who cares of you have kids? Just buy yourself a bun? Well, at least that’s what I’d be thinking. And why do the girls get first dibs on the buns? Hm. Questions … 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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Leftover Corned Beef Casserole (Reuben Loaf)

I already made Haluski to use up all of the leftover cabbage from St. Patrick’s Day, but I still had a lot of corned beef left, too. I wanted to do a casserole, but I also wanted to make a … Continue reading

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7. Calico Potato Salad

The lovely people at Arganica gave me a free mixed produce crate to work my magic on and give their subscribers some ideas on what to do with the massive quantities of delicious produce that arrives on their doorstep. And … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Peanut Butter Special

I am a sucker for any recipe that has a superlative in its name: deluxe, luscious, spectacular, impossible, amazing–so it’s no surprise that I was drawn to Peanut Butter Special from Better Homes & Gardens Cooking for Two.  Also, the … Continue reading

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