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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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1. Beef Stew

As I said in my New Year’s Resolutions post, this year’s Big Goal is to finally finish up the last twenty Dinner is Served 1972 recipe cards. Well, I am happy to say that I already have one for you! Granted, … Continue reading

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Yi’s Green Bean Casserole

Holy crap. Can you believe that we’re a month away from Thanksgiving? I can’t. I really can’t. October has gone by in the blink of an eye. But anyway, we are fast approaching Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. I adore it … Continue reading

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Bento Box Clam Donburi & Sweet Simmered Shiitakes

So ten years ago I went on one of the worst dates of my life (yes, dating fails aren’t new to me). The guy, Everett, was older than me–I want to say he was 30–I was 23 or 24. We … Continue reading

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Canape CanaPleaseTellMeThatDidn’tHappen

Dear friends, yet again I am serving up a dish that I can’t really tell you much about. So I am just going to use these canapes as an excuse to further illustrate the clusterfuck that is my love life. I … Continue reading

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30. Lamb in Wine With Mushrooms

This is another dinner that I made so long ago that I almost completely forgot it. The only reason I know that I made this dinner and that I had to eventually write about it is because I have been … Continue reading

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33. Liver a la Gourmet

I have no idea why I have been unable to write this post. It’s been completely piecemeal, stops and starts, a line here, a line there, and then just apathy. This dinner turned out pretty good, and liver is such … Continue reading

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BH&G So-Good Meals: “It’s Lamb Night!”

For this year’s Easter Sunday dinner I decided to go with another selection from the Better Homes & Gardens Creative Cooking Library. I did so for a number of reasons: Because I just adore these new cookbooks and want to … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: New York Sour

So I had a most bemusing/amusing dream last night. I dreamed that I was at a convention center or office building of sorts with a big glass atrium and lots of different levels and escalators. There was a big singing … Continue reading

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48. Turkey Scalloppine

Darlings, it is official. We are in the midst of National Jell-O Week! I hope that you got your jiggle on because the weekend is fast approaching. But if you haven’t celebrated yet, fear not! I’ve already observed this holiest … Continue reading

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