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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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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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BH&G Cooking for Two: Meatball Stroganoff

On Sunday morning I drove my buddy Mr. Buckeye* to the airport (lucky bitch flew to a Mexican resort for a week of sun, scuba, and margaritas while I’m here in Baltimore dealing with never ending body work on my … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Best Hamdogs

I am officially nominating myself for the Jerry Seinfeld Awards in Dating Excellence,  (Man-hands Category). Why? Let me explain. I was introduced to a friend of a friend who met all of my (seemingly low, but surprisingly difficult) standards: Born … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Seattle Hot Pocket

So since I now live such a wiener-centric life I was doing some light reading on the other types of hot dogs–specifically regional dogs. We all know about the Chicago Dog, but did you know that there is a Seattle … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Frank Triangles

This week’s selection is Frank Triangles. I am seriously in love with the names of these recipes from the Better Homes & Gardens cookbook collection.  Frank Triangles sounds like a mafia goon: That Frankie Triangles is a rat, boss. Let’s … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Wiener Bean Pot

I want to institute “Wiener Wednesdays” here at Dinner is Served 1972. It’s just an idea, but I don’t think it’s an entirely horrible one. Those BH&G cookbook people really loved themselves some wieners and I know that there are … 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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St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef & Cabbage

FYI: This post originally appeared April 17, 2011. Truth: I do not go out for St. Patrick’s Day because, like all other High Drinking Days (Mardi Gras, Cinco De Mayo, New Year’s Eve, etc), that’s when the amateurs are out. Also, … Continue reading

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106. Mustard Star and Holiday Glögg

Let me apologize for going all Pulp Fiction on you with Dinner is Served! and not putting my dinners in chronological order, and writing about New Year’s before Christmas. But this is how it happened. So deal with it. Anyway, … Continue reading

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