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#FoodInFilm “Bye Bye Birdie” Pink Champagne

So, Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers informed me that there is another little blogathon going on this weekend. This time, focusing on food that appears in–or is inspired by–a film. Hence, the fitting hashtag #FoodInFilm. Well, that’s right up … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Eats: Audrey’s Freshly Squeezed Cocktail

Four episodes. Only four episodes in and we’ve been treated to: Bad wigs, snakeskin print shirts, mysterious boxes, vomiting, outer space, and a chewed up wad of Bazooka gum on a stick. After all of that, I think that we … Continue reading

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The Poconos: Land of Sex, Kitsch, & Hot Tubs

So, as a lot of you know, when I was a wee girl I would flip through the AAA tour books of PA and NJ and would think of all the places I would like to go–the Jersey Coast, Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Playboy’s Classic Champagne Cocktail

I’m still on vacation. I’m still chillaxing and enjoying the fact that I am done with the 1972 cards. I’m celebrating, bitches. And what is more celebratory than a little champs? Um. NOTHING! Enter Playboy’s Host & Bar Book by Thomas Mario (1971 … Continue reading

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Playboy Champagne Sherbet Punch

The birthday party rolls on! I made a punch for my birthday. Because of course I did. This recipe is from the Playboy Host & Bar Book by Thomas Mario (1971 edition). Angostura bitters? Check. But the Safeway didn’t have … Continue reading

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Wedding Ring Punch

Sorry, kids, but I am preempting Wiener Wednesday. I have some great news to share and, well, I just don’t have a hot dog dish. A girl can only take so many wieners! And, yes, I know that I just … Continue reading

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National Drink Wine Day: New Year’s Eve Bubbly

Well, let’s face it–every day is drink wine day for me. But that doesn’t mean that today shouldn’t be celebrated! Here is a little libation from a shindig that me and my mum hosted over Christmas break (yes, I’m still … Continue reading

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Liz & Dick Special: Chasen’s Chili

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

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