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When I was asked to make a pasta dish in support of San Giorgio’s #PastaForGood campaign, I had to go retro. I mean, it’s my schtick. So I took to the interwebs and, on the Curly Wurly blog, found images … Continue reading
It’s going to snow here today. I don’t know how much, but snow is in the forecast. And when snow is in the forecast, there is nothing better to eat than a big, stick-to-your ribs, comfort food casserole. And when … Continue reading
You know, every once in a while I just have a hankering for a can of Chef Boyardee Meat Ravioli. Or, ‘labbyloobies’ as my elementary school friend, Jessica, would call them. I have no idea why in the hell she … Continue reading
It is so insanely hot here–and I assume that it’s hot where you are, too–that the last thing I want to do is write about a dish that would require any sort of baking/grilling/roasting/broiling. I am all about chilled foods … Continue reading
Lookie lookie! Who has another official DiS! meal for you? This gal right here! I feel like it’s been a long time since I posted a whole dinner. The last one was in (lemme check)…it was in April. APRIL!?!? Well, … Continue reading
One night, after an evening of mirth, merriment, and alcoholic libations, I arrived home and decided that the snicky snacks I had as dinner weren’t enough for the night; so I was faced with the question (which we have all had): what … Continue reading
During the economic crisis in 1977-1979, Kraft came out with a series of magazine and newspaper advertisements heralding Kraft dinners as the solution to America’s diminishing grocery budgets. And it’s true, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese dinner is inexpensive, as it … Continue reading
I do the majority of my cooking on Sundays, but since it is football season (the most wonderful time of the year!) Sundays can get a little busy because of game schedules. We live in Baltimore, but I love the … Continue reading
I was hoping to do something X-Files themed for the final episode of the series, but it snuck up on us. I thought that season nine was a standard-length season, but no–it stopped before 20! It was like this–scary monsters, … Continue reading