Tag Archives: Corned Beef

Bette Davis’ Red Flannel Hash

Hello, kittens! Here’s a quickie right before tonight’s episode of FEUD: Bette & Joan. This time I took a page out of Bette Davis’ cookbook–not that there is one, like Joan’s. (Remember! You can win a copy of Cooking With … Continue reading

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Locke-Ober’s New England Boiled Dinner (1965)

Firstly, just because I am posting a New England post today does not mean that I am endorsing the New England Patriots in this Sunday’s AFC Championship. Because, Steelers. Duh. Also, I actively hate the New England Patriots with a … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Boilermaker

By popular demand, here is another little story from my adventures in online dating. I think it’s a good (bad) one, although nowhere near as stupendous as my date at Elvis Tacos with Baltimore’s angriest little man, Rodney. Because I … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef & Cabbage

FYI: This post originally appeared April 17, 2011. Truth: I do not go out for St. Patrick’s Day because, like all other High Drinking Days (Mardi Gras, Cinco De Mayo, New Year’s Eve, etc), that’s when the amateurs are out. Also, … Continue reading

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43. New England Boiled Dinner for "The Kennedys"

All last week Cleve and I were willing hostages in our own home. We committed ourselves to The Kennedys, the much-maligned 8-part mini-series that was produced by The History Channel and then subsequently dumped because of ‘historical inaccuracy.’ A few other networks … Continue reading

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