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#TheMorningAfter Bloody Marys

Hello, fellow Mad Men fans! Still recovering from last night’s finale? Well, here is a restorative libation to ease you into your Monday morning. I made two versions from two different cookbooks. Pick whichever suits your liking! The first is … Continue reading

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The Bawlmertini

In Baltimore (or as they say it down here, Bawlmer, hon!)  there are 3 men who are revered more than any others: Cal Ripken, Jr., Johnny Unitas, and John Waters. Out of those 3 I think you can discern which … Continue reading

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Bisquick Impossible Seafood Pie

Another Impossible Pie. People, I am dead serious about finishing these damn things by the end of this year. As God as my witness, I will complete all 12 of the pies from the “No Time to Cook” booklet! And … Continue reading

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Food Blogger Cookbook Swap

So this month I participated in the Food Blogger Cookbook Swap, hosted by Alyssa of www.EverydayMaven.com and Faith of http://www.anediblemosaic.com . The format is much like when I’ve done Foodie Pen Pals. But instead of filling a box with foodstuffs, I sent a cookbook to a … Continue reading

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38. Baked Stuffed Pork Chops

Another full meal from Dinner is Served! I made this in January on some Sunday night when Todd and Leah came over. I cannot remember whether it was cold or not when I made it, but I think that pork … 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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DICED!

So, I’m, like in a cooking competition n’at. Seriously. over at The Rantings of an Amateur Chef, I’m part of a food competition. Not a challenge like the Jell-O ones. I am going head-to-head with other cooks. So there’s voting. … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Oven Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce

MEATBALLS–TAKE TWO! This is the second meatball dinner from the “Meals to Double-Up and Divide” of Better Homes & Gardens Cooking for Two (1977). To refresh your memory, the deal is that I made 48 meatballs and froze them up … 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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BH&G Snacks and Refreshments: Hearty Clam Delight

Hello, darlings! Did everyone have a happy Christmas? I hope that you were able to have a day off and spend some time with your families–or doing whatever you fancy. Brian and I are visiting Pittsburgh for a bit and … Continue reading

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