Monthly Archives: April 2014

1950s & 1960s SCHOOL CAFETERIA LUNCHES

Schools first began providing food for children because so many were undernourished and farmers had extra crops to sell. As children eating in elementary school cafeterias in the 1950s, we might have joked about the strange “mystery meat” that was … Continue reading

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WEST VIRGINIAN ‘MEXICAN’ DIP

INGREDIENTS 2 8oz cream cheese boxes 2 big spoonfuls sour cream. 2 pkgs of taco seasoning shredded lettuce chopped black olives chopped green pepper chopped tomatoes 4 cups shredded Mexican Cheese PREPARATION Beat cream cheese and sour cream together til … Continue reading

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DIRTY DR PEPPER

Have you had a DIRTY drink yet? I am not much of a soda drinker.  But, I LOVE Dr. Pepper… once in a blue moon.  And, when it’s a DIRTY DR. PEPPER…I could seriously drink this every single day! This … Continue reading

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THE QUEENS OF TEXAS

Along the cracked and endless highways of rural Texas, certain types of landmarks appear repeatedly. Whitewashed grain elevators rise on the horizon, like flags marking the settlements below. Larger towns have schools, and almost every town has a water tower. … Continue reading

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20 WEIRD EATERIES ‘ROUND THE WORLD

Today, everyone eats out. And some eateries go to great lengths to attract customers. Many new restaurants round the globe are being built with a view of pulling in people that might ordinarily walk right past them.  Many ore being … Continue reading

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10 HOLLYWOOD DIVES YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

We can all agree that Los Angeles is a swanky city. Most places you go are naturally pristine and glamorous, one of the city’s hallmarks. On the other end of the spectrum, a lot of places are intentionally greasy, like … Continue reading

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KNOWING YOUR TURKISH KEBABS

  Just about everyone I know hankers after a honest-to-god Turkish kebab from time to time, but how many of us are kebab literate?  If your appetite runs in this direction, do yourself a favor – discover the variety and … Continue reading

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