Stanley Tucci’s Fish Stew

Stanley Tucci’s Fish Stew

This stew was utterly spectacular. As someone who is afeared of crustaceans, when this recipe was allocated to me by my Goddaughter Ringo, I had a mild freakout.  My best buddy Cathy and I had made a vow to cook every recipe in the Stanley Tucci food memoir, and Ringo...

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Melissa Gilbert’s Tuna-Noodle Casserole

Melissa Gilbert’s Tuna-Noodle Casserole

When I moved from London to Hastings there was a bit of an involuntary grouping together of of like things with like.  As per the teachings of Marie Kondo. This resulted in my discovering quite how much I had of certain foodstuffs.  In the "overflow sideboard" there...

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Lana Turner’s Super and Easy Salsa

Lana Turner’s Super and Easy Salsa

When I first started this blog way back in 2006 thought of it as an online diary.  I just recorded the movie star dishes I had tried, without sharing the recipe or even a photograph.  Remember the days when nobody took photos of their food?! I am always happy to share...

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Vincent Price’s Potato and Fish Chowder

Vincent Price’s Potato and Fish Chowder

It's Vincent Price's birthday today so here's one from the archives, I was SO YOUNG!  No grey hair, a great set of spex that I no longer wear because my eyesight has got worse and some fab dungarees I can no longer squeeze into.  Oh, the passage of time! Great chowder...

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Doris Day’s Stuffed Potatoes

Doris Day’s Stuffed Potatoes

I keep forgetting to let y'all know that April's Dinner and a Movie selection for the Silver Screen Suppers Club is Pillow Talk with the divine Doris Day. If you fancy cooking up one of her brilliant fluffy baked potatoes, skip over here for the recipe... LINKS TO MY...

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Penelope Keith’s Apple Chutney

Penelope Keith’s Apple Chutney

Who would have thought that Tom and Barbara Good's neighbour, Margo, would make chutney? Of course, I know that Margo is a character and Penelope is a real live woman, but it is truly difficult to separate the two when you grew up at a time when she was the biggest...

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Sharon Acker’s Oatmeal Crisps, Van Johnson’s Salmon Salad, Cesare Danova’s Risotto ala Milenese, Craig Stevens’ Quick Margarita Chicken, Dick Van Patten’s Lemon Chicken Casserole, Robert Stack’s Duck a L’Orange, Karen Black’s 10-Minute-Tomato-Beef Chinese Number, Robert Sterling’s Cherry Chicken,

Sharon Acker’s Oatmeal Crisps, Van Johnson’s Salmon Salad, Cesare Danova’s Risotto ala Milenese, Craig Stevens’ Quick Margarita Chicken, Dick Van Patten’s Lemon Chicken Casserole, Robert Stack’s Duck a L’Orange, Karen Black’s 10-Minute-Tomato-Beef Chinese Number, Robert Sterling’s Cherry Chicken,

What’s been cooking over at Murder, She Cooked?  Quite a lot since I last did a round-up.  If you are a Murder, She Wrote fan, skip over to the Substack for episode reviews and companion recipes delivered monthly to your inbox. Here’s what’s been going on in Cabot...

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Dinah Shore’s Maple Walnut Ice-Cream

Dinah Shore’s Maple Walnut Ice-Cream

In my two-year looky-aftery home, there is a secret cupboard in the kitchen.  It's hidden under a work surface, and if you didn't know it was there, you'd never know to look for it. This has already become The Cupboard of Rarely Used Gadgets. The waffle maker is in...

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