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Wiener Wednesday: Sausage in Biscuits

This week’s recipe comes from Better Homes & Gardens Meat Cookbook (1971 edition) Sausage in Biscuits! That sounds tasty. Sausage: good. Biscuits: very good. Kinda like Nic’s British Sausage Rolls–which are just little pockets of heaven. But then you get … Continue reading

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58. Scandinavian Fish Scallop

I had been looking forward to #58 for quite a while. It’s not every day you take on a recipe that includes canned fish balls as an ingredient, amiright? Plus, you can sing “fish balls” to this little ditty (starts … 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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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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78. Chicken a la Drag Queen

I believe that it was April 23 when the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race was supposed be crowned. But Ru, that bitch, said NO! You have to wait until the reunion! Well, that just threw my friend Dan into a … 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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Happy Easter!

Darlings! Happy early Easter! I hope that you get big ol’ baskets full of eggs and jelly beans and chocolate bunnies. My mum sent me an Easter package with a note that read, “nothing says Easter like chocolate crosses and … 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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90. Scallops in Chafing Dish

This was a fail. Is it wrong for me to just, right off the bat, say that? Does that just kill the suspense and you’ll stop reading right now? Well, I’ll take that chance. Let’s see how I got there. … Continue reading

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Electric Skillet Carolina Chicken Pilau (with a Brian Bonus)

I decided to take a break from the 1970s and try a recipe from one of my other vintage finds, The Electric Skillet Frypan Cookbook, which was published in 1955. I bought this lil’ cookbook when I purchased my electric … Continue reading

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