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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: Chicken Tenders

Just to get it out of the way: chicken tenders are not the healthiest food in existence. But you know what? Chicken tenders are delicious. They need no excuses or apologies, and the fact of the matter is, I wanted to learn how to make restaurant-quality chicken tenders at home. So I did. Since this […]