Tag Archives: Raisins

Hot Cross Buns

What the hell is with those lyrics? How about: who cares of you have kids? Just buy yourself a bun? Well, at least that’s what I’d be thinking. And why do the girls get first dibs on the buns? Hm. Questions … Continue reading

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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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Happy Diwali!

If you are all “huh?” Just know that you’re in the middle of it. Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights—a 5-day Hindu party that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The holiday involves lots and lots of candles … 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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24. Hungarian Goulash

Goulash. It’s a great word and so fun to say. Gooooooo-laush! Sounds like galoshes. So, show of hands, is anyone here a fan of Goulash? Anyone? I spent some time studying in Prague during college and the only things I … 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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46. Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine

A quick post for a quick weeknight meal. #46, Baked Fish Fillets in White Wine, includes a lot of things that I like: artichokes, asparagus, lemon, rice pudding, butter and white wine. Lots of white wine. But the main ingredient is … Continue reading

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45. Baked Ham With Raisin Sauce

Note: this meal contains my first foray into gelatin molds. I really enjoy a good baked ham so I approached this card with both anticipation and trepidation. You see, my mum’s Christmas Eve ham is the stuff of legend. Partly … Continue reading

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