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Microwave Jack O’ Lantern Salad

Sorry I’ve been AWOL, kittens. But I do have a very good reason–I just moved into my very own house! The house is a work in progress. Very much a work in progress. In the second bedroom it looks a closet … Continue reading

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74. Tongue (Italian Style)

I know, I know, I know. Two weeks in a row without a Wiener Wednesday. But I’m giving you the only thing that could replace a Wednesday wiener, and that is tongue. I can’t even apologize for how dirty that … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef & Cabbage

Darlings, St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching and you might be looking for something tasty and filling to counteract all of the green beer, Guinness and Irish whisky you will no doubt have imbibed. So, please let me suggest the … Continue reading

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81. Veal Paprika

I must confess that I like veal. A good Veal Marsala from a fine Italian establishment is just tops. I remember having a particularly good Marsala on Mulberry St. in NYC’s Lil’ It-lee with my old college roommate. This was years and … Continue reading

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4. Fish Steaks With Herbs (and the Vegas Hiatus)

The blog was on hiatus for a bit because I went to Vegas. So I’m going to take #4 as an opportunity to ramble on about my trip. If you are here solely for the fish dish, you’re gonna have … Continue reading

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57. Chicken Pot Pie

Greetings and Salutations! I haven’t served dinner recently because I was in Las Vegas last week. I will expound on the Vegas trip in my next post, but I will tell you this: it is a good thing that I … Continue reading

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77. Braised Short Ribs

This is a sad post, for many reasons. First off, this happened: Tea Leoni, David Duchovny split again June 29, 2011 Actors Tea Leoni and David Duchovny have split up — again — according to Entertainment Tonight. They were married in 1997 … Continue reading

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72. Chicken Livers in Sherry

Liver. What a polarizing food. A lot of people hate it. But there are those of us who love it–me, Hannibal Lecter, Eugene Victor Tooms. Ah, speaking of Eugene Victor Tooms, everyone’s favorite liver-eating, bile-spewing, X-File, this just happened: Washington beauty … Continue reading

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42. Stuffed Zucchini

Frugality was supposed to be an ongoing theme with my blog, but has recently gotten tossed by the wayside because of big ticket ingredients like the spareribs and leg of lamb. And wow, my monthly grocery budget has reflected that. … Continue reading

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55. Hamburger Pie

First things first. And I don’t want everyone to get too excited…but #55 has a JELL-O MOLD!!! Pizza Burgers. Seriously, does that look good to you? I know that I shouldn’t be put-off by the phrase “Hamburger Pie,” because there … Continue reading

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