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WINNER Wednesday: Drunken Caesar Pasta

One night, after an evening of mirth, merriment, and alcoholic libations, I arrived home and  decided that the snicky snacks I had as dinner weren’t enough for the night; so I was faced with the question (which we have all had): what … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Hot Dog Soup

Welcome to another Wiener Wednesday! This is extra-special because you, gentle readers, took to the polls to determine this week’s dish. After the votes had been counted, Hot Dog Soup was elected your frankfurter dish of choice with just under … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Blue Cheese Dogs

Hello, my little Frankophiles! It is Wiener Wednesday and by now all the votes have been counted. The people have spoken and we know that the president is——-oh, but I am writing this on Tuesday night! And I am blissfully … 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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Friday Fail: Caesar Salad Parmesan Cups

Don’t get too excited. I didn’t make those, but aren’t these just the cutest things ever? Caesar Salad in a crispy Parmesan shells!  I love Caesar Salad so these piqued my interest immediately. The dish was sold as easy and … Continue reading

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Steak Mad Men (Steak Diane)

Ah, after almost a year and a half the time had finally arrived for the return of Don Draper. While thousands of people across the nation were hosting Mid-Century Modern Man Men parties in honor of this glorious occasion, Cleve and … Continue reading

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47. Mexican Chili Con Carne and the Game of the Week

Please disregard any formatting issues on #47–since I lost this post and had to recreate it piecemeal, it’s not my best work.  This was to be the week of the Game of the Century: No. 1 ranked LSU versus No. 2 … Continue reading

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Electric Skillet Carolina Chicken Pilau (with a Brian Bonus)

I decided to take a break from the 1970s and try a recipe from one of my other vintage finds, The Electric Skillet Frypan Cookbook, which was published in 1955. I bought this lil’ cookbook when I purchased my electric … Continue reading

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54. Shrimp Creole

Now, I didn’t plan to prepare a Creole dish for Mardi Gras, because I really don’t keep track of such drinking holidays. I don’t need a reason to drink–your Cinco de Mayo is one of my any given Thursdays. Now … Continue reading

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