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BH&G All-time Favorite Salad Recipes: Avocado and Egg Salad

The temperature has risen in a big way here, hence I’m not too keen on turning on my oven. So that means salads. Today I am gonna crack open a volume from my collection that I haven’t yet featured: the 1984 edition … Continue reading

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Impossible Green Bean Pie (My 300th Post!)

You know what seems utterly impossible? The fact that I’ve posted on this damn thing 300 times! The green bean pie? Well, that was a piece of cake. Or, um, pie. Whatever. Like all the other Impossible Pies in the … Continue reading

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84. Grilled Hamburgers (with Lima Bean and Cucumber Salad)

I bring you CARD NUMBER EIGHTY-FOUR! Ok, that’s a lie. Leah actually brought card number 84. She made the burgers and the assorted toppings and the lima-bean cucumber salad. I just made the dessert, but I’ll get to that later. … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Meatball Stroganoff

On Sunday morning I drove my buddy Mr. Buckeye* to the airport (lucky bitch flew to a Mexican resort for a week of sun, scuba, and margaritas while I’m here in Baltimore dealing with never ending body work on my … Continue reading

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Linguine Salad Supreme Light

It is so insanely hot here–and I assume that it’s hot where you are, too–that the last thing I want to do is write about a dish that would require any sort of baking/grilling/roasting/broiling. I am all about chilled foods … 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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Happy National Picnic Day: Potato Salad

Hola, friends! Happy National Picnic Day! This food holiday snuck up on me, so I don’t have anything brand-spankin’ new for you, but here’s a delicious dish from June 2011 that fits the bill. Perfect for picnics and cookouts, and … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Relay Foods Roly Polys

I know that because of my relatively high hot dog consumption, you’re all worried that I’m gonna get butt cancer from all those nitrate and nitrate-ridden weenies. But I found a butt cancer-free alternative that is tasty and is not … Continue reading

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National Jell-O Week: The Thrilling Conclusion!

I’ve had so much fun with National Jell-O Week that I don’t want it to end. And it doesn’t have to!!! Ms. Surly at Vintage Recipe Cards just threw down the gauntlet and double-dog dared me to make this dish, … Continue reading

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National Jell-O Week!

I really need to mark the 2nd week of February on my calendar because this is the second time that National Jell-O Week has snuck up on me! I am woefully unprepared. Again. I will attempt to make numerous jiggly treats this week … Continue reading

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