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Impossible Green Bean Pie (My 300th Post!)

You know what seems utterly impossible? The fact that I’ve posted on this damn thing 300 times! The green bean pie? Well, that was a piece of cake. Or, um, pie. Whatever. Like all the other Impossible Pies in the … Continue reading

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Wedding Ring Punch

Sorry, kids, but I am preempting Wiener Wednesday. I have some great news to share and, well, I just don’t have a hot dog dish. A girl can only take so many wieners! And, yes, I know that I just … Continue reading

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62. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Hungarian Style) My 100th Post!

Yep, my 100th post! Well, at least that’s what wordpress tells me. And although I didn’t mention it at the time, I hit my 1 year mark at the end of February! This meal will commemorate both milestones. It’s a … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy. A classic winter cocktail. And one with countless variations–some with tea, some with none. Some with citrus, some with none. And the spices are all over the place. And even though the weather earlier in the week … Continue reading

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39. Bettan’s Chicken

I looked up ‘Bettan’s Chicken’ to see why it is named as such or what history there may be. But apparently there is none. I don’t know who the hell Bettan is or why this is his chicken. It sounds … 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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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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76. Stuffed Green Peppers

This was my Hurricane Irene meal. Or, as I liked to call it: Hurrican’t Irene or Hurrilame Irene. I don’t want to make light of the flooding and destruction that happened in other parts of the country but here in my … Continue reading

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9. Lentil Soup (with Orange Chiffon Cake)

So I have officially fallen off of the wagon. I have totally abandoned the Points-Plus system. Hell, portion size went out the window about 2 weeks ago. Therefore, the scale is giving me sad face and fat-shaming me. So something … 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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