TV dinner - the unsung hero of my childhood. I have fond memories of coming home to the note: "Dinner's in the freezer." Remove the plastic covering the dessert, poke a few holes over the corn, 4 minutes in the microwave and make your way over to the boob tube.
Charbroiled pork, chopped and formed, in BBQ sauce, with buttery mashed potatoes and corn. Decadent warm brownie for dessert. Enjoy with: Golden Girls (season 2, episode 6) "Big Daddy’s Little Lady" Blanche's dad (David Wayne) arrives with a surprise: he's remarrying. And an even bigger surprise is his fiancée (Sondra Currie).
Delightfully breaded chicken nugget cutlettes, crinkle fries and sweet corn with a moist brownie for dessert. Pairs well with: Three's Company (season 5, episode 22) "Honest Jack Tripper" Jack swears off fibbing for good, but then learns that blatant honesty is not always the best policy.
Southern style fried chicken cutlets with BBQ dipping sauce, creamy mashed potatoes and sweet corn. Serve hot with: Dukes of Hazard (season 5, episode 21) "Daisy’s Shotgun Wedding" Tired of her family's overprotectiveness, Daisy moves in with a friend---and is promptly kidnapped for a wedding with one of the Beaudry clan.
Tender white turkey meat with gravy, dressing, soft mashed potatoes and green beans. Finished with a scrumptious apple-cranberry dessert. Serve with: ALF (season 4, episode 4) "We’re in the Money" Willie's blood pressure rises along with the Dow Jones average when he decides to go along with ALF's stock-market investments.
Hearty salisbury steak, chopped and formed’ with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes with gravy and sweet corn finished with an apple-cranberrry dessert. Goes well with: "Summer Slam 1988" Hulk Hogan and "Macho Man" Randy Savage face off against André the Giant and "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase in a match billed as "The Mega Powers versus the Mega Bucks” with guest referee Jesse ‘the body’ Ventura.