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Yinzerella’s Lazy Pierogie Casserole

It’s going to snow here today. I don’t know how much, but snow is in the forecast. And when snow is in the forecast, there is nothing better to eat than a big, stick-to-your ribs, comfort food casserole. And when … Continue reading

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New Year Pretzel & City Chicken (A Very Pittsburgh New Year)

Happy New Year, kittens! The days of December 31 and January 1 are rife with superstition and things to do and not do in order to roll into the new year as a lucky duck and leave the bad parts … Continue reading

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Bavarian Meatballs

This is me trying to connect this dish to Christmas somehow: Bavarian Meatballs. Bavaria. What do they do in Bavaria? Drink beer. Eat sausage. There’s Alps. Snow. Ski lodge. Sweaters. Christmas sweaters. Oh, shit. Bavarian Christmas Markets! How sweet does … Continue reading

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Leftover Corned Beef Casserole (Reuben Loaf)

I already made Haluski to use up all of the leftover cabbage from St. Patrick’s Day, but I still had a lot of corned beef left, too. I wanted to do a casserole, but I also wanted to make a … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Boilermaker

By popular demand, here is another little story from my adventures in online dating. I think it’s a good (bad) one, although nowhere near as stupendous as my date at Elvis Tacos with Baltimore’s angriest little man, Rodney. Because I … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Seattle Hot Pocket

So since I now live such a wiener-centric life I was doing some light reading on the other types of hot dogs–specifically regional dogs. We all know about the Chicago Dog, but did you know that there is a Seattle … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Frank-Reuben Sandwich

Just another Wiener Wednesday. This recipe is from Better Homes & Gardens Jiffy Cooking (1967). It’s on the page opposite Chili-Cheese Franks and is listed as a “Hearty Sandwich.” And may I just note that on the first page of “Hearty Sandwiches” there … Continue reading

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BH&G Meals In Minutes: “Family Favorite”

Two words, people: CIRCLE PUPS. That’s what drew me to the “Family Favorite” dinner from Meals In Minutes, a volume from the Better Homes & Gardens Creative Cooking Library. I just acquired this gem when I went back home to … 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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Dinner is Served for the 30th time!!!

I know why you, dear readers, voted this dinner to be my 30th meal. Not because it was the fanciest meal or the most involved. It was all because of 2 words. I feel like I must apologize because in … Continue reading

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