Tag Archives: Cookbooks

The Total Woman

Lots of fun has been going on over on the Dinner is Served 1972 Facebook fan page. Yesterday I featured the covers to Helen Gurley Brown’s Sex and the Single Girl and subsequent cookbook. Today, I went to the absolute other … Continue reading

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Cher’s Meatballs

It’s Cher’s birthday! And in honor of this special day, I am sharing the recipe for one of her own dishes. It’s from this cookbook: (I totally want a copy!) Although this recipe could have just as easily come from … Continue reading

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Food Blogger Cookbook Swap

So this month I participated in the Food Blogger Cookbook Swap, hosted by Alyssa of www.EverydayMaven.com and Faith of http://www.anediblemosaic.com . The format is much like when I’ve done Foodie Pen Pals. But instead of filling a box with foodstuffs, I sent a cookbook to a … Continue reading

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“What Am I, Chopped Liver?” Chopped Liver

Granted, I’ve only been in the online dating game less than a month, but I just got back from my worst online-dating-date ever. Oh, yes. Newsflash, kittens: I’m out cruising in cyberspace. I’m very 21st century. I didn’t plan on blogging … Continue reading

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Everything Old Is New Again: DiS! Retro Renovation

If you have been with DiS! for a while you know about the Command Center. You definitely know about it if you know me in real life–ha! Regardless, as a refresher, THIS is the Command Center: It’s what occupied all … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Chipped Ham Barbecue Sandwiches with Church Lady Slaw

Ah, the Chipped Ham Barbecue Sammich. A Pittsburgh classic–much like the Turkey Devonshire or the epic sandwiches from Primanti Bros. For some unknown reason I found myself with a craving for a Chipped Ham (Chip Chop Ham) BBQ earlier this month. It … Continue reading

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New Year’s Chinese Banquet and The Best of 2011

Brian wishes you a totally awesome 2012! Did you all have a good New Year’s Eve and subsequent New Year’s Day? I hope so, although it was weird having NFL games on the 1st and not the Rose Bowl, am … Continue reading

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