Tag Archives: Lemon

A Happy Holiday Idea: Hot Dr. Pepper (1965)

Earlier this month I featured this 1965 Dr. Pepper advertisement on the Facebook page. It garnered a lot of attention; there were a lot of ‘likes’ and a lot of varying opinions about whether Hot Dr. Pepper was delicious or disgusting. … Continue reading

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Bisquick Impossible Cheesecake Pie

Since it looks as though I may never complete the DiS! card set, I might as well meet some of the goals I’ve made for myself–so I am plowing through the Impossible Pie recipes before the end of the year. … Continue reading

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BH&G All-time Favorite Salad Recipes: Avocado and Egg Salad

The temperature has risen in a big way here, hence I’m not too keen on turning on my oven. So that means salads. Today I am gonna crack open a volume from my collection that I haven’t yet featured: the 1984 edition … Continue reading

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Liberace’s Caviar Cheese Dip

Liberace Cooks!, the awesome 1970 cookbook by Carol Truax, is divided into seven chapters, one for each of the dining rooms in his mansion (well, there are eight chapters if you include “Sauces, Sauces Everywhere”). Chapter VI, Room with a View, … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Tom Collins (Vodka Collins)

So for the last snow day that I had, I had already exhausted all of the rum (actually, I take that back–I still have some dark rum in the cabinet above my fridge. Speaking of which, is that where everyone … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Dinner is Served!

Last week I hit my 3-year anniversary with both the blog and Brian! Can you believe it? I can’t. I seriously can’t. I don’t know the last time I committed to something this long that wasn’t a loveless, soul-sucking relationship … Continue reading

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Shrimp Sputnik

Holiday greetings, my friends! Do any of the following statements apply to you? I want to knock the socks off of all my friends and family at Christmas Dinner. My holiday spread is lacking a breathtaking focal point. I love … Continue reading

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109. Eggs Bechemel

I love that there are brunch cards in the DiS! set. Why? Because when else is it socially acceptable–nay expected!–to start drinking at noon? Only at brunch! Well, and also maybe at football tailgating, but that’s not in my wheelhouse. … Continue reading

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Happy National Whiskey Sour Day!

I must admit that the first person I think of when I think of Whiskey Sours is my cousin Jimmy. Back in the early 90s (was it that long ago?) at my cousin Suzanne’s wedding (that’s his older sister), he … Continue reading

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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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