Tag Archives: X-Files

105. Tuna Salad 3 Way

The title should read “3 ways,” but the typo was so funny it had to stay. Tuna Salad Three Way sounds like some bizarro porn that you would never  want to watch. I am not afraid that now I’ll get weird hits on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Darlings! Happy early Easter! I hope that you get big ol’ baskets full of eggs and jelly beans and chocolate bunnies. My mum sent me an Easter package with a note that read, “nothing says Easter like chocolate crosses and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Chinese Banquet and The Best of 2011

Brian wishes you a totally awesome 2012! Did you all have a good New Year’s Eve and subsequent New Year’s Day? I hope so, although it was weird having NFL games on the 1st and not the Rose Bowl, am … Continue reading

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23. Barbecued Chuck Roast, Frosty Melon, & the end of The X-Files

I was hoping to do something X-Files themed for the final episode of the series, but it snuck up on us. I thought that season nine was a standard-length season, but no–it stopped before 20! It was like this–scary monsters, … Continue reading

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4. Fish Steaks With Herbs (and the Vegas Hiatus)

The blog was on hiatus for a bit because I went to Vegas. So I’m going to take #4 as an opportunity to ramble on about my trip. If you are here solely for the fish dish, you’re gonna have … Continue reading

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77. Braised Short Ribs

This is a sad post, for many reasons. First off, this happened: Tea Leoni, David Duchovny split again June 29, 2011 Actors Tea Leoni and David Duchovny have split up — again — according to Entertainment Tonight. They were married in 1997 … Continue reading

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72. Chicken Livers in Sherry

Liver. What a polarizing food. A lot of people hate it. But there are those of us who love it–me, Hannibal Lecter, Eugene Victor Tooms. Ah, speaking of Eugene Victor Tooms, everyone’s favorite liver-eating, bile-spewing, X-File, this just happened: Washington beauty … Continue reading

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16. Pennsylvania Baked Spareribs

I am going to say it right off the bat: I love Pennsylvania Baked Spareribs. #16 is definitely one of my top 3 favorite Dinner is Served! meals thus far. But you might be asking yourself the same thing I … Continue reading

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55. Hamburger Pie

First things first. And I don’t want everyone to get too excited…but #55 has a JELL-O MOLD!!! Pizza Burgers. Seriously, does that look good to you? I know that I shouldn’t be put-off by the phrase “Hamburger Pie,” because there … Continue reading

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13. Marinated Lamb Roast. An Easter X-travaganza!

Lamb on Easter Sunday has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. So I was very happy that Dinner is Served! was so kind as to have provided a lamb roast-centric card in its cavalcade of … Continue reading

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