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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

Betty seems to love Rumaki. Last Night’s episode (705 The Runaways) marks the second time on Mad Men that she serves it to guests, this time at a progressive dinner party, where the guests have a different course at each … Continue reading

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Clams With Bacon And Pasta in White Wine Broth

The best thing about coming home from a trip to the beach is coming home with some clams to cook for dinner.  Be sure to have some crusty bread on hand for dunking.  Serves 4-6 1/2 lb. small pasta, such … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

The bacon flavors the pork so well that there are no other ingredients necessary, not even salt and pepper.  I served this with a little balsamic vinegar reduction, but it can easily stand on its own.  Be sure to let … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Bacon

I love roasting apples, and I love the apple and pork combination.  This dish couldn’t be faster or easier to throw together.  Roast two tenderloins and make sandwiches the next day. 2 pork tenderloins salt and pepper 1 large apple … Continue reading

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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

My all time favorite episode of Mad Men is from Season two, called A Night To Remember.  Betty hosts a dinner party for Don’s clients and The Sterlings.  She treats the guests to a “Trip Around the World” with the … Continue reading

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Chicken Breast with Bacon Pan Sauce

Here is a recipe I have been making for a couple of years from Nigella’s book, Nigella Express.  If you want some great ideas for fast weeknight cooking and you like to use just a few simple, fresh ingredients, this book is … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Oranges and Bacon

This is a salad that pleases everyone at the table.  The dressing is simple and quick to throw together.  When I serve salad for a dinner party I like to make it early in the day and get it out of the … Continue reading

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