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Better Homes & Gardens Barbecue Book: Whipped Butters

I know, you’re probably thinking. It’s December, why are you sharing a recipe from a barbecue cookbook? Well, kittens, these are an absolute treat. And they can be enjoyed anytime of the year. These are flavored, whipped butters that are … Continue reading

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Shirley Jones’ Mexicali Corn Casserole (Part II)

OK, I lied in my last post. I did take a picture of the finished casserole. I just used my phone and not my fancy-ass camera. So there it is. In all it’s corny, cheesy glory. Like I said yesterday, … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Tuesday: Shirley Jones’ Mexicali Corn Casserole

For Memorial Day this year I went to not 1–but 2 Memorial Day barbecues. This is what I chose to make for the second party, to accompany hamburgers on the grill. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the 1984 … Continue reading

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38. Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

Another full meal from Dinner is Served! I made this in January on some Sunday night when Todd and Leah came over. I cannot remember whether it was cold or not when I made it, but I think that pork … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Frank and Corn Crown

You may be saying to yourself, what? Huh? But I thought that Wiener Wednesdays were over! Well, you’re right. Wiener Wednesdays are over. But I realized that this week is the 1-year anniversary of Wiener Wednesdays, and since July is … Continue reading

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Church Lady Cookbook Casserole Challenge: Cock-a-Doodle Casserole

We interrupt your Regularly Scheduled Programming (that being Wiener Wednesday) for this Special Presentation… In the tradition of the Knoxapocalypse comes the Church Lady Cookbook Casserole Challenge! A culinary smackdown featuring the best (gross and/or weird) casseroles that church, synagogue, and … Continue reading

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Lessons in Leftovers: Hot Corn Crab Artichoke Dip

Lordy, lordy, my darlings. It has been so long. Way too long. Brian is so ashamed by my lack of attention to Dinner is Served! that he can’t even show his face. In my defense, I started a new job … Continue reading

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66. Carbonnade of Beef

Dinner is Served! you are a liar. Or, if not a liar, then very uninformed and poorly researched. I, having never tasted a carbonnade, wanted to do a background check on it. This sounded French to me. And I was … Continue reading

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86. Albondigas con Salsa Fria (Meat Balls With Cold Sauce)

First off, I want to point out how international Dinner is Served! has been recently: lasagna, goulash, chow mein, sauerbraten, chili con carne–and now #86, Albondigas con Salsa Fria. I didn’t realize how frickin’ global and cultured this box was … Continue reading

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23. Barbecued Chuck Roast, Frosty Melon, & the end of The X-Files

I was hoping to do something X-Files themed for the final episode of the series, but it snuck up on us. I thought that season nine was a standard-length season, but no–it stopped before 20! It was like this–scary monsters, … Continue reading

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