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ABBOTT & COSTELLO
AMERICAN CLASSIC MOVIES INTRODUCTIONS
ANIMALS AND THE MOVIES
ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD
ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Sets
ARCITECTURE: Ancient Egypt
ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Bernheimer Residence
ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: The Ennis-Brown House
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ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Greystone Manor
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ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Jean Harlow
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ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch
ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Pickfair
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ARCHITECTURE IN HOLLYWOOD: Royal Hawaiian Hotel
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THE BARRYMORE FAMILY
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CHARLIE CHAN: Murder Rate
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CHILDREN'S CORNER: Colleen Moore's Castle
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CHILDREN'S CORNER: Nancy Drew
CHILDREN'S CORNER: Nancy Drew (For Older Fans!)
CHILDREN'S CORNER: Shirley Temple
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FASHIONS IN FILM
FILM NOIR
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HALLOWEEN 2011: Movies to Watch
HALLOWEEN RECIPES
HAROLD LLOYD
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HAUNTS: Winchester House
HISTORY: Hollywood and Elsewhere
HOLLYWOOD'S SCANDALS AND CRIMES
HOLLYWOOD'S . . . CRIME: Greystone Mansion Murder
HOLLYWOOD'S . . . Crime: Jean Harlow and Paul Bern's Muder?
HOLLYWOOD'S . . . CRIME: Tate/LaBianca Murders
HOLLYWOOD'S . . .CRIME: William Desmond Taylor Murder
HOLLYWOOD'S MARRY-GO-ROUNDS
HORROR - SCIENCE FICTION
HORROR - SCI FI: Annex
HORROR - SCI FI: The Atomic Submarine (1959)
HORROR - SCI FI: Bela Lugosi
HORROR - SCI FI: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi
HORROR - SCI FI: Boris Karloff
HORROR - SCI FI: Dracula (1931)
HORROR - SCI FI: Frankenstein (1931)
HORROR - SCI FI: Gojira (1954) & Godzilla (1957)
HORROR - SCI FI: Invaders from Mars (1954)
HORROR - SCI FI: King Kong
HORROR - SCI FI: Lon Chaney
HORROR - SCI FI: Nifty Fifty's Creature Features
HORROR - SCI FI: Nightmare Theatre with Gorgon
HORROR - SCI FI: Ray Harryhausen
HORROR - SCI FI: Stephen King
HORROR - SCI FI: Universal Studios
HORROR - SCI FI: Universal Monster Genealogy
HORROR - SCI FI: Wes Davis
HORROR - SCI FI: The Witch's Dungeon
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I LOVE LUCY
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JONATHAN GEFFNER
JOSEPHINE BAKER
KAY LINAKER
LEI MAKING
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MDs - RNs - RNBs - OH MY!
M.D.S . . . - The Crime Doctor Series
MAGIC IN MOVIES
MAKEUP ARTISTS
MAKEUP ARTISTS: The Westmore Family
MARX BROTHERS
MARY ASTOR
MARY PICKFORD AND DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS
MAVEN'S LIBRARY
MAVEN'S WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT
MUSIC
MUSIC: Dancers
MUSIC: The Lyrics
MYSTERIES
MYSTERIES: A Warning For Those Who Give Away The Endings!
MYSTERIES: Alfred Hitchcock
MYSTERIES: The Bat
MYSTERIES: D. W. Griffith vs. Mary Roberts Rinehart
MYSTERIES: Gum Shoes
MYSTERIES: Old Dark Houses
MYSTERIES: S.S. Van Dine
MYSTERIES: S.S. Van Dine - The Kidnap Murder Case
ORSON WELLES
PERRY MASON
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QUOTES From Hollywood Movies
QUOTES From Dorothy Parker
QUOTES Dorothy Parkers' "The Waltz"
RADIO SHOWS: Vintage Series
RECIPES OF THE WEEK
RECIPES OF THE WEEK: More about the Recipes
RECIPES OF THE WEEK: A Rejuvenating Diet
REVIEWS
REVIEWS - Mini Mavens
RONALD REAGAN
RUDOLPH VALENTINO
SEX IN THE CINEMA
SHIRLEY TEMPLE
SILENT MOVIES
TAYLOR SCHULTZ: Hollywood Sculptor
TRANSPORTATION IN THE MOVIES: Aviation
VINCENT PRICE
VINCENT PRICE: Connoisseur
WHAT'S MY LINE?
THE WHISTLER
THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
Texans are notorious for not only enjoying our food but feeling down right proprietary about it!       
To quote Joan Crawford to an old friend over huevos rancheros with hot sauce and chili powder:
"Only a couple of dames like us who were born in Texas could eat this food for breakfast and not die."
 
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And here's a treat for you in thanks for visiting!

A POUND CAKE DONE SOUTHERN STYLE:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YFRUSTiFUs

Here are the newest recipes:

Pineapple Ice

2009 Winners of the Texas State Fair Recipe Contests

COOKING WITH THE STARS

A Bread Dip

Crab Louis

Elegant Appetizers

Fancy Devil Eggs

Frosty Smoked Salmon Spread

Homemade Nachos

Lee Sa's Jalapeno Rolls

BREADS:

Babas au Rhum

Bisquick Cheddar Garlic Biscuits

Bisquick Waffles

Butter Milk Biscuits and Honey

Irish Soda Bread

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Jean Harlow's Hot Rolls

Maven's Own Popovers

Pecan Sticky Buns

Sopaipillas a la Vincent Price

DESSERTS: SEE ALSO
Miscellaneous
Halloween Treats
Treats

DRINKS:

The Brandy Cup from Mysterious Mr. Moto with Peter Lorre

Hakadali Highball - Mr. Moto's Hangover Cure

Blue Monkey

Bourbon Slush

Bronx Cocktail

Champagne Punch

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Charlie Chaplin

Clipper Cocktail

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Douglas Fairbanks

# 1 Eggnog

# 2 Eggnog

Family Punch

Family Mint Julep Recipe

Family Rum Punch

Frogitas

Fruit Punch

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Ginger Rogers

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Greta Garbo

Hot Chocolate and Coffee

Hot Blonde

Iced Frosties

Jean Harlow Cocktail

THE JONAS BROTHERS SHAKE IT UP and Chocolate Fondue

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Jean Harlow

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - Johnny Weissmuller (Tarzan)

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Marlene Dietrich

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Mary Pickford

The Mai Tai from the Halekulani Hotel

Parson's Sangria

Pineapple Lemonade

Punch a la Ginger Rogers

Purple Punch

Raspberry Cup

Gourmet Root Beer Float

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Roy Rogers

Sangria

Shirley Temple Cocktail

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Shirley Temple

Summer Fizz

Summer Tea

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS - The Will Rogers

HOLLYWOOD COCKTAILS

ENTREES:

16 Bean Soup

Asian-Inspired Spring Rolls (aka Battie Belles Mummy Rolls!)

Baked Ham

Baked Ziti

Battie Belle's Mummy Rolls

Battie Belle's Own Recipe of Super Spider's Web Salad

Braised Short Ribs

Broiling Fish by Helen Corbitt

Chef's Salad

Chicken Casseroles

Chicken Salad

Coney Island Hot Dogs

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Mary Pickford's Enchiladas

Crab Bisque

Crab Monte Carlo

Dainty Sandwiches

Easy Salmon Puff

Hawaiian Beef Stew

Hawaiian Crab

Hot Diggity Dogs

Hunt Club Sandwiches

Italian Sausage Soup

Jambalaya

Kentucky Burgoo

Lamb Stew with Vegetables

Lobster Bisque

Mandarin Chicken Salad

Mornay Sauce

Newburg Sauce

Paula Deen's Salmon Croquettes

Petite Pot Pies

Quick Shrimp Pineapple Stir-Fry

Sausage-Cheeseballs

Sauteed Shrimp in Sherry

Seafood Ranch Muffins

Shrimp Chiffon

Speedy Mini Meatloafs

Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Stir-Fry Beef With Onions

Vincent Price's Fancy Fish

Vegetable Chowder

Yellow Pea Soup

MISCELLANIOUS:

Bear Claws

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Raymond Navarro's Asparagas, Italian Style

Apricot Brandy Pound Cake

Basic Cream Sauce

Breakfast Cookies

The Brown Derby's Cobb Salad

The Brown Derby's Old-Fashioned French Dressing

Creamy Hash Brown Casserole

Corny Macaroni & Cheese

Chewy Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crumpets

Donuts and Sopapillas

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Richard Dix's Egg Nog Pie De Luxe

Garlic Butter

Ganaches - Simple to Make

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Douglas Fairbanks' Gnocckis a la Romaine

Heirloom Bakery and Cafe's Sour Cream Coffeecake

Homemade Cotton Candy

Ice Cream Sundaes

Assorted Icings, Glazes, Fondants and Glaces

Imperial Sauce (See Broiling Fish) by Helen Corbitt

Lustrous Layer

Melina Kanakaredes's Greek Salad

Nanny's Dressing

New York Cheesecake

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Charles "Buddy" Rogers' Oyster Fricassee

Neapolitan Baskets with Cream Sauce

Orange Jello Salad

Snow-topped Chocolate Crinkles

Whipped Cream Frosting

MISCELLANEOUS - Harry Potter:

Harry Potter Recipes

Butterbeer # 1

Butterbeer # 2 - Build Your Own

Butterbeer # 3

Pumkin Pasties

Chocolate Frogs

Cockroach Clusters

Peppermint Toads

SIDE DISHES:

Hoppin' John

Jane Justin's Cheese Grits

Meringue Nests

Pink Stuff

Shadow Ranch Corn Fritters

Texas Caviar # 1

Texas Caviar # 2

TREATS  (See also Halloween Treats):
 

A Valentine's Day Cake

Anyday Sundaes

Black Bottom Pie

Brownies a la Katharine Hepburn

Brownie Rocky Road Ice Cream

Caramel Cheesecake

Cherry Swirl Brownies

Chocolate Fudge Cookies a la Joanne

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Simple Cinnamon Rolls

Coffee Marshmallow Ice Cream

Dangerous 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Double Peanut Butter Cookies a la Joanne

George's Peach Cobbler

Giant Ornament Cookie

Grandmother Smeed's Apple Pie

(Grandmother Paula's) Red Velvet Cake

Ice Cream Cone Clowns

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Irish Shortbread Cheesecake

Kentucky Pie

Lemonade Stand Pie

Margarita Sundaes

Mini Cheesecakes

Mrs. Chan's Million Dollar Fudge

Mother's Million Dollar Fudge

Movie Star Lemon Bars

New York Cheese Cake

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Treats

Petit Fours Deluxe

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Lilyan Tashman's Pineapple Souffle

Pineapple Sundae

Prince William's Groom's Cake

Root Beer Cake I

Root Beer Float Cake II

Russian Teacakes

Scones

Self-Filled Cup Cakes

Snowballs a la Joanne

Streusel Pound Cake Recipe

The Original Original Toll House Cookies

The Official Original Toll House Cookies

The Pan Version of Toll House Cookies

Truffles a la Joanne

COOKING WITH THE STARS - Clara Bow's Vanilla Marlow

White Christmas Fudge

It's time again for Halloween treats . . . whether you need recipes for trick-or-treaters and/or you and any guests you might want to share them with . . . or not!

Halloween Treats - 2010

HALLOWEEN TREATS (See also Desserts):

Battie Belle's Mummy Rolls

Battie Belle's Own Recipe of Super Salad Spider's Web Salad

Blood and Guts Punch

Creepy Crawly Cruellers

Da Mummy (See also Frankenfurter Franks)

Frankenfurter Feet

Frankenfurter Franks (See also Da Mummy)

Krispie Kritters and Spookie Spiders

Martian Muck

Monsters Gone Wild

Son of Frankenfurter Feet

Slitherers

Spookie Spider Cookies

Plus a bonus treat for after the holidys!!

A Rejuvenating Diet

 
 
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