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124. Macaroni, Tomato and Cheese Bake (1973) ft. Elvis’ Rice Pudding

It’s the end of summer, but it’s the return of Dinner is Served 1972! Yeah, I’ve been neglecting the blog, life just got in the way, know what I mean? As you may have noticed, there are new ads on … Continue reading

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The Ann-Margret Cocktail

Happy birthday to the sexy, sensational, actress-singer-dancer and all-around diva, Ms. Ann-Margret! I’ve had the biggest girl crush on Ann-Margret ever since I saw Bye Bye Birdie for the first time as a small kid. I wanted to be Ann-Margret. … Continue reading

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The Sandwich: Happy Birthday, Elvis!

Happy Elvis Day, my friends! Today Elvis would have been 80. That totally blows my mind. Frank Sinatra died at 82 and performed and recorded almost right to the very end. Tony Bennett is frickin’ 88 and just released an … Continue reading

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Elvis’ Country Kitchen Soup & Mustard Greens with Potatoes (Southern Style)

Hello, friends! Today’s post is rather fitting for Martin Luther King Day—Dr. King was quite the influence on Elvis Presley; it was MLK’s death only two months prior to the NBC broadcast of Elvis (a.k.a. the 1968 Comeback Special) that inspired “If I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nicolas Cage!

OK, I am one day late. And for that I feel ashamed. I should really know that yesterday was Mr. Cage’s birthday. Just like I know that today is Elvis’. I had an Elvis post in mind for today (I … Continue reading

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Presley Family Fried Green Tomatoes

There is an old, greasy spoon 24-hour diner in Pittsburgh called Ritter’s that was a regular stop for me when I was in college. I absolutely adored this place: me and my friends would spend a long time there just … Continue reading

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Watergate Salad

You might know this dish by other names: ambrosia, Pistachio Delight, green stuff–but I prefer Watergate Salad because, well, hello, all that Watergate shit went down in 1972! Watergate Salad is definitely a party dish, and, lucky for me, I … Continue reading

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112. Souffles

I can count on one hand the number of times I have sampled souffle: Stouffer’s frozen Spinach Souffle, the Carrot Souffle from the prepared food section of Giant Eagle, and some sort of dessert-type souffle at Anthony’s Pier 4 , which … Continue reading

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100. Crab Louis

Ah, Louie, Louie, oh no, said we gotta go….yah yah yah yah yah yah. OK, so I got that out of the way. Um. No I didn’t. Because that song made me go here: And then that started this stream … Continue reading

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4. Fish Steaks With Herbs (and the Vegas Hiatus)

The blog was on hiatus for a bit because I went to Vegas. So I’m going to take #4 as an opportunity to ramble on about my trip. If you are here solely for the fish dish, you’re gonna have … Continue reading

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