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84. Grilled Hamburgers (with Lima Bean and Cucumber Salad)

I bring you CARD NUMBER EIGHTY-FOUR! Ok, that’s a lie. Leah actually brought card number 84. She made the burgers and the assorted toppings and the lima-bean cucumber salad. I just made the dessert, but I’ll get to that later. … Continue reading

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A Dessert Fit for a Queen: Baked Alaska

If you are a regular reader of DiS! I think I’ve made it pretty clear that I’m a big RuPaul’s Drag Race and Sharon Needles fan. So for this season there was no doubt who I’d be rooting for–ALASKA! She’s … Continue reading

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Ice Cream-Cake Roll

Now for the highlight of my Easter dinner: The Ice Cream-Cake Roll. Now, So-Good Meals Meals Men Like It’s Lamb Night! provided a recipe to make an Ice Cream-Cake Roll from scratch. And in that recipe it specifically said to … 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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BH&G Meals In Minutes: “Family Favorite”

Two words, people: CIRCLE PUPS. That’s what drew me to the “Family Favorite” dinner from Meals In Minutes, a volume from the Better Homes & Gardens Creative Cooking Library. I just acquired this gem when I went back home to … Continue reading

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40. Beef Pizza

11 days ago, for Thursday Night Football, my beloved Steelers took on their bitter rivals (real rivals, none of that B’more Ravens bullshit) the Cleveland Browns. I selected #40 Beef Pizza because it is a football-appropriate meal. Cleve and I … Continue reading

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31. Chow Mein

Lately it seems like I’ve been eating beef, beef, beef, and more beef. And I guess that in October I have–this month I had one of the best meals of my life at The Prime Rib Baltimore–where I ate just … Continue reading

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36. Baked Swiss Steak (4th of July Spectacular Spectacular!)

America. America. Land that I love, O say can you see the amber waves of grain?  Land of thy pilgrim’s pride, from sea to shining sea, should auld acquaintance be forgot, it’s a fucking grand old flag! OK, I got that out … Continue reading

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14. Ham Rolls with Pecans

Quickie weeknight meal! For this I used the leftover Canadian Bacon/ham from the Filled Omelet brunch a few days before. There’s no reason to waste perfectly good ham, am I right? I also liked the name of this dinner because … Continue reading

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55. Hamburger Pie

First things first. And I don’t want everyone to get too excited…but #55 has a JELL-O MOLD!!! Pizza Burgers. Seriously, does that look good to you? I know that I shouldn’t be put-off by the phrase “Hamburger Pie,” because there … Continue reading

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