Tag Archives: pickles

Ramp-O-Rama: Pickled Ramps

Hello, there ramp fans! For my final ramp dish, since I had  all the white (and red), rooty parts of the plant left, I made a refrigerator pickle. A damn fine refrigerator pickle! I went onto the Interwebz and found … Continue reading

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Joan Crawford’s Danti-Chips

Welcome to the Joan Crawford Virtual Reality Dinner Party! Jenny, the proprietress of Silver Screen Suppers, hosted the dinner party in celebration of the release of her book, aptly titled, Cooking With Joan Crawford.  So, what’s the deal with the dinner party? … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Blue Cheese Dogs

Hello, my little Frankophiles! It is Wiener Wednesday and by now all the votes have been counted. The people have spoken and we know that the president is——-oh, but I am writing this on Tuesday night! And I am blissfully … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Chicago Dog

On the recommendation of my friend Food Blog John, proprietor of the excellent Food & Wine Hedonist, I made a Chicago Dog for this week’s frank. Having never been to Chicago, I had not sampled a Chicago Dog, so I … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Tessie O’Shea’s Frankfurter Chutney Salad

Finally! A salad that incorporates Hot Dogs. This is exactly what Wiener Wednesday was missing. This recipe was sent to me from UK–suggested by Jenny of Silver Screen Suppers and Vincentennial Cooking (go visit her blogs because they are fabulous … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Frank-Reuben Sandwich

Just another Wiener Wednesday. This recipe is from Better Homes & Gardens Jiffy Cooking (1967). It’s on the page opposite Chili-Cheese Franks and is listed as a “Hearty Sandwich.” And may I just note that on the first page of “Hearty Sandwiches” there … Continue reading

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105. Tuna Salad 3 Way

The title should read “3 ways,” but the typo was so funny it had to stay. Tuna Salad Three Way sounds like some bizarro porn that you would never  want to watch. I am not afraid that now I’ll get weird hits on … Continue reading

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21. Beef Rouladen (Braised Stuffed Beef Rolls)

  Rouladen. Sounds French, right? As I was preparing this one I had visions of wee men sporting John Waters-ish mustaches and berets in my head. Well, I was dead wrong. This dish is German. Now, in my defense, I’m … Continue reading

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42. Stuffed Zucchini

Frugality was supposed to be an ongoing theme with my blog, but has recently gotten tossed by the wayside because of big ticket ingredients like the spareribs and leg of lamb. And wow, my monthly grocery budget has reflected that. … Continue reading

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