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A Restaurant For A Single Man

Oil hates water, Montagues hate Capulets, and restaurants hate single people. I don’t like it, but that’s the way things are. You walk into a restaurant and they can┬ásmell the singleness on you. They stare, they glare, they sullenly slap … Continue reading

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Oh, Sure, Cookbook, Screw You Too.

I have a love/hate relationship with cookbooks. I hate that they love how much I hate them. I pick up a book with a title like Quick and Easy Cooking and I expect to find recipes that are…you know…quick and … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Potato Chips: Summer of Awesomeness: Day 108

According to the Gregorian calendar, the Summer of Awesomeness ended thirteen days ago. However, in keeping with my long-standing tradition of ignoring the advice 16th-century popes, I allowed my Summer of Awesomeness to trickle over into fall for one day, … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Meat (or, A Burger Less Boring) — Summer of Awesomeness: Day 37

There are few things as sad as the wanton waste of meat. Yesterday, I was dismayed to discover that two and a half pounds of hamburger meat I had in the fridge was eight days past the use-by date. In … Continue reading

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Speed-Blogging: Take This, Life Less Boring

I am not very good at this whole “regular posting” thing. My motivations are squishy, easily dampened things, and it is easy for me to go weeks without posting. But what’s this? My friend and housemate David is currently constructing … Continue reading

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Long John Silvers Is Uncomfortably Similar To Porn

I eat at Long John Silvers only once a year. If I try to go there any more frequently, my digestive system clenches up for self-preservation. Because there really is nothing very redeeming about what I’m eating. French fries, fried … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pies and Social Channel Surfing

For one poultry-filled month of sixth grade, I ate microwave-nuked chicken pot pies from Aldi, to the exclusion of nearly all other foods. Lunches, suppers, and occasional breakfasts consisted of these TV dinner delights. And then, right in the middle … Continue reading

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