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How We Partied like Mad Men for the End of Mad Men

FINALLY! After weeks of teasing yinz guys, I finally threw my Mad Men Party featuring recipes from The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin in honor of the end of the show. My shindig was just … Continue reading

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The Knoxapocalypse is Nigh! Olive Wreath Mold

So I did another gelatin challenge. Do you remember the first one? When I made the Swedish Jellied Veal?  Ah, good times! Well, me and some of my internet friends decided to test our mettle with another gelatin celebration. And … Continue reading

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49. Paella

Ohmygodyouguys! An actual Dinner is Served dinner! When was the last time that happened? Um, so long ago that I can’t even tell you how long ago it was that I made this dinner. So long ago that #49 was the … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Dried Beef Log

Okay. I am well-aware that this isn’t a wiener dish. But the Thanksgiving holiday has totally messed with my blogging schedule since I was out of town for a week. You should be happy that there is a Wiener Wednesday … 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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7. Calico Potato Salad

The lovely people at Arganica gave me a free mixed produce crate to work my magic on and give their subscribers some ideas on what to do with the massive quantities of delicious produce that arrives on their doorstep. And … Continue reading

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Lockerman Dip

I don’t know about you, but some of my favorite recipes (retro or otherwise) are those that are so simple that someone can tell you how to make the entire dish in under 1 minute and you don’t have to … Continue reading

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61. Linguine with Clam Sauce

I prepared #61 on a Saturday night by myself. Yes, by myself. Does that seem sad–me staying home and cooking alone on date night? I hope not. I haven’t been making as many Dinner is Served! meals as I would … Continue reading

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14. Ham Rolls with Pecans

Quickie weeknight meal! For this I used the leftover Canadian Bacon/ham from the Filled Omelet brunch a few days before. There’s no reason to waste perfectly good ham, am I right? I also liked the name of this dinner because … Continue reading

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67. Tamale Pie

I’ve been very dilligent on the cooking-end of Dinner is Served! but I must admit that I’ve gotten a little behind on the posting. So it’s not until now that I give you #67, Tamale Pie. Please keep in mind I … Continue reading

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