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For National Sandwich Day: Isaly’s Chipped Ham Barbecue

Yesterday was National Sandwich Day, which, should be celebrated nationally. It would have absolutely thrilled me to observe the day with a McRib, but, alas, the damn things never made it anywhere near Baltimore.  So, I made a barbecue sandwich … Continue reading

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Yinz Sound Like Jagoffs

It’s official. Yinzer, a.k.a. the official language of Pittsburgh, has been voted the WORST ACCENT IN AMERICA! I am oddly proud. Here is a fabulous example of the horrendous accent: As is this: I chose this Pittsburgh Dad one because … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Tuesdays: Coop’s Breakfast

In one of the series’ best moments, hell, one of tv’s best moments, Agent Cooper, in the dining room of the Great Northern Hotel, sips a damn fine cup of coffee and orders a very specific breakfast. Now, I’d like … Continue reading

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5. Stuffed Crown Roast of Pork

I recently fell off the face of social media because my brother got married on Saturday and I was back home in Pittsburgh for 5 days. I tend to fall off the grid when I go home. I was my bro … Continue reading

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If you’ve ever wondered where I got my handle, click on the photo n’at.   Also, I want to buy all of the bumper stickers.

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Liberace’s Sticky Buns

OH SWEET CHRIST ON A CRACKER; there are so many bad places I could go with the name of this dish. But I won’t. Because of the children. OK, who the hell am I kidding? There aren’t any children! But … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Fried Jumbo Sandwich

So, the other day I was internet stalking one of my dates*** and I decided to Google myself. Well, that’s an interesting experience. If you do a Google image search for me, I am a wide variety of retro recipe cards, … Continue reading

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Century Egg and Chicken Congee

Congee? When I posted on the DiS! Facebook Page that I was so stoked about making Congee I got a lot of “huh?” and “what?” Well, gentle readers, I wouldn’t expect most of you to know what Congee is. I … Continue reading

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Stuffed Hungarian Hots

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When your boss gives you a plastic bag full of Hungarian Hot Peppers, you stuff the little buggers. Oddly enough, in one of my favorite cookbooks, Mama’s Recipes: A Treasury of Hungarian-American Foods, … Continue reading

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Presley Family Fried Green Tomatoes

There is an old, greasy spoon 24-hour diner in Pittsburgh called Ritter’s that was a regular stop for me when I was in college. I absolutely adored this place: me and my friends would spend a long time there just … Continue reading

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