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Wiener Wednesday: World’s Longest Hot Dog & World’s Biggest D*ck

It’s Wiener Wednesday and I am writing this from the comfort of my own couch, in my pajamas, watching the new Ricki Lake show–I just watched someone get a 20 minute boob job–amazing! It’s a snow day here, although there … Continue reading

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National Drink Wine Day: New Year’s Eve Bubbly

Well, let’s face it–every day is drink wine day for me. But that doesn’t mean that today shouldn’t be celebrated! Here is a little libation from a shindig that me and my mum hosted over Christmas break (yes, I’m still … Continue reading

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Online Dating Year in Review

Happy New Year! You asked for it–ok, no one asked for it–but based on your comments it seems like you all really get your jollies from my romantical follies (oh, I love rhyming!), so here is a quick rundown of … 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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Sterling Cooper Draper Rumaki & Gimlet

Darlings, it really does seem as though it were yesterday that we were reintroduced to the goings on of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. And here we are, already at the end of another season. I really hope that I don’t … Continue reading

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106. Mustard Star and Holiday Glögg

Let me apologize for going all Pulp Fiction on you with Dinner is Served! and not putting my dinners in chronological order, and writing about New Year’s before Christmas. But this is how it happened. So deal with it. Anyway, … 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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20. Meat Sauce for Spaghetti

I would love to say that this is going to be a rip-roaring, rollicking post about meat sauce. But the fact of the matter is this: it’s 94 degrees out with a heat index of 101. I basically want to … Continue reading

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36. Baked Swiss Steak (4th of July Spectacular Spectacular!)

America. America. Land that I love, O say can you see the amber waves of grain?  Land of thy pilgrim’s pride, from sea to shining sea, should auld acquaintance be forgot, it’s a fucking grand old flag! OK, I got that out … Continue reading

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14. Ham Rolls with Pecans

Quickie weeknight meal! For this I used the leftover Canadian Bacon/ham from the Filled Omelet brunch a few days before. There’s no reason to waste perfectly good ham, am I right? I also liked the name of this dinner because … Continue reading

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