Tag Archives: Pudding

Cherry Chocolate Pie

I haven’t posted about a dessert in a long time–so who is ready for something sweet? I made this dish to cap off the dinner that I will present in the upcoming Vincent Price Halloween Cookalong. You’re excited, right? Chocolate … Continue reading

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Charlotte Russe

This is the third and final installment of 37. Beef Stroganoff. Thank the lord. And this is a dish where I actually took notes! But I didn’t take a picture of the recipe. So I have to type it all … Continue reading

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Watergate Salad

You might know this dish by other names: ambrosia, Pistachio Delight, green stuff–but I prefer Watergate Salad because, well, hello, all that Watergate shit went down in 1972! Watergate Salad is definitely a party dish, and, lucky for me, I … Continue reading

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117.Othello Cake (Happy 2nd Birthday, Dinner is Served!)

Something amazing happened last week–Dinner is Served turned TWO! I can’t believe it. My mind is completely blown. I am gobsmacked that I’m still doing this, let alone that there are people other than my parents reading it. Well, to … Continue reading

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Golden Cap Pudding

Another dish from the epic Marguerite Patten Recipe Cards set, birthplace of Sausage Boatees. This is Hot Puddings Card No. 7–Golden Cap Pudding! I, being frugal, and only one person, chose the more economical pudding: 1/4 cup margarine, 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Friday Frozen Fish Flashback: Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine

Hello Darlings! I am sure that you woke up this morning and thought, “crap. It’s Friday. I’m not supposed to eat meat. Whatever will I do?” Well, here’s something you can do. It’s fuss-free and uses a lot of frozen … Continue reading

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62. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Hungarian Style) My 100th Post!

Yep, my 100th post! Well, at least that’s what wordpress tells me. And although I didn’t mention it at the time, I hit my 1 year mark at the end of February! This meal will commemorate both milestones. It’s a … Continue reading

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75. Pepper Steak

This is the dinner that never was. OK, that’s a lie. This dinner existed, it’s just that the post never did. Until now. Almost 3 months later. Way way back before the Super Bowl, Cleve and I went over to … 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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76. Stuffed Green Peppers

This was my Hurricane Irene meal. Or, as I liked to call it: Hurrican’t Irene or Hurrilame Irene. I don’t want to make light of the flooding and destruction that happened in other parts of the country but here in my … Continue reading

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