Tag Archives: sherry

119. Chicken a la King (Happy 6th Anniversary!)

I think it was established long ago that I am a horrible person. Or if not a horrible person, at least someone who deserves a Jerry Seinfeld Award in Dating Excellence. Because I am still out there. Dating. And doing … Continue reading

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Mexican Sherry Gelatin Dessert

Hola, kittens! Today on my youtube channel I posted a brand-spankin’ new video. In it I make a packet of sherry-flavored gelatin and try my hand at solo shooting and editing. Please be kind–I’m rusty and youtube is really basic. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Soup a la Cave

So sorry I’ve been AWOL but last week Mr. Kinsey and I took a trip to California to drink wine and beer and visit family. I had never been to the West Coast before! But probably most exciting, I had … Continue reading

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Vincent Price’s Bloody Mary & Bookbinder’s Snapper Soup

The first time I ever connected Vincent Price and food was when I discovered this little slip of paper tucked within the pages of my copy of The Savoy Cocktail Book (1930) I thought it was delightfully odd. But I … Continue reading

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Yi’s Green Bean Casserole

Holy crap. Can you believe that we’re a month away from Thanksgiving? I can’t. I really can’t. October has gone by in the blink of an eye. But anyway, we are fast approaching Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. I adore it … 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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Wiener Wednesday: 115. Hot Appetizers

So I threw myself a birthday party! (over 2 months ago) So sue me.  I don’t remember every detail of the party or have photos of everything–it was my party after all. And I had, like, 10 people over. So 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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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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Party Cheese Ball

Over the weekend I went to a little cocktail party hosted by my friends Rick and Ronny, the proprietors of a little antique shop called Retrofurn on the Avenue here in Baltimore. If you follow me on Facebook and twitter, … Continue reading

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