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Spicy Sweet Potatoes

So last week, my plan for dinner each night involved a baked sweet potato, a reasonable side dish for early March. I grocery shopped accordingly”¦and then checked the weather. Between the near 80-degree temperatures, and my apartment building’s refusal to turn on the air conditioning before April 15, no way was I about to keep […]

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Better than Restaurant Food: Potato Pancakes

I need to vent about something. I spent my Saturday night 300 miles away from home at an Oktoberfest event held at my grandparent’s country club (I know.) Hoo boy. While my grandparents were more concerned about the fact that the live music provided did not match their expectations of traditional German music (there was […]

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Better than Restaurant Food: Spaghetti and Meatballs

The restaurant down the street from where I grew up consistently won “Best Pizza on Long Island,” quite the formidable title if you consider the quantity of pizza joints in that part of the world. And while it turns out they make their own mozzarella, it’s truly their tomato sauce that wins them prizes (and […]

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Better than Restaurant Food: French Onion Soup

When I was growing up, if I wanted something delicious, it was most likely going to come from a restaurant.