Weigh In! Wieners & Wine!

About a year ago, I shot a tasteless - but somehow strangely flavorful - video known as "Weenie Fest." 

The anniversary of that infamous video got me thinking about Hot Dogs. New Jersey has lots of famous hot dog stands, locally, of course, there's Rutt's Hut and Jimmy Buff's. Then there's the Hot Grill in Clifton, and Hank's Franks in Bergen County, our buddy Maui at Maui's Dog House in Wildwood, and Bourdain's favorite, Hiram's.

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Pal's Cabin Celebrates 79th Anniversary!

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Grandma's Recipe Box: #2 Death By Chocolate

Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines are two of my Grandmother's biggest heroes. She's a huge fan of boxed cake mix!  In fact, she thinks it's absolutely ridiculous when I insist on making a cake from scratch. 

Here's the second recipe out of Grandma's Recipe box, a very decadent confection, Death By Chocolate!  Although it's incredibly easy, relying heavily on instant ingredients - boxed cake mix, instant mousse and Cool Whip -  the tall, chocolately Trifle makes a very impressive appearance. 

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