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The Affinity Cocktail (1930…or 1929)

Happy Happy Hour! Here’s a little libation to heat things up while the US of A is under a bit of a cold spell. A bit o’ Scotch will warm your tootsies! Check it out! Also, ignore the big watermark … Continue reading

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The Emerald Cocktail

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t have a lick of Irish in me, nor do I typically go out on St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t celebrate in my own, small ways. Last year I went … Continue reading

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Gourmets & Groundhogs: Hot Shrimp in Vermouth

Happy Groundhog Day! In honor of this most bizarre of holidays, I made a dish from the 1971 cookbook, Gourmets & Groundhogs by Elaine Light. I found this volume at an antique store in Bedford, PA. Bedford is not on … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Seems like a lot of people plan on celebrating tonight, at least based on the number of folks who have checked out my recipe for Corned Beef & Cabbage in the past week or so. I will be celebrating tonight … Continue reading

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74. Tongue (Italian Style)

I know, I know, I know. Two weeks in a row without a Wiener Wednesday. But I’m giving you the only thing that could replace a Wednesday wiener, and that is tongue. I can’t even apologize for how dirty that … Continue reading

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Low-Calorie Manhattan & Crab-Stuffed Zucchini

So a couple of weeks ago I came across the trailer for a 1973 horror film (according to the DVD cover: the rarely seen 1970s cult shocker!) called The Baby. I instantly sent this to my friend Valerie who said … Continue reading

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