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take-out in/around Hillsborough, NJ

Alphonso's (Italian) has decent dinners and great garlic knots. Pizza is a bit better than average. I haven't tried anything else around there to compare it.

Feb 11, 2008
JohnnyCab in Mid-Atlantic

The Merchant in Jersey City?

Haven't been there in a while maybe 6 months ago, but I had a really good hangar steak there. I can't remember what sides or dessert I had but I remember they were average at best.

"Great" Restaurant Names

Cluck U...chicken spot

Jan 03, 2008
JohnnyCab in Not About Food

Cooking Classes for Kids

The Institute for Culinary Education has cooking classes for kids, you may want to look into that. They are on 23rd and 6th.

www.iceculinary.com

Dec 12, 2007
JohnnyCab in Manhattan

in search of the perfect blender

Have you tried the Blendtec blender? i've never tried it but it looks like it will blend the hell out of anything.

http://www.willitblend.com/

Sep 21, 2007
JohnnyCab in Cookware

Is it wise to freeze liver, bacon?

I IQF (Individual Quick Freeze) bacon all the time. Seperate the slices of bacon and freeze them, once frozen you can put them together into one package. Then you can just defrost whatever amount you want.

Sep 08, 2007
JohnnyCab in Home Cooking

Batali got the boot (from FN)

I agree that it was stupid for FN to let Mario go but don't go putting Giada in the same class as Rachel Ray and Sandra Lee. Yes she can be annoying at times but shes a trained chef not like the others that were previously mentioned.

Sep 06, 2007
JohnnyCab in Food Media & News

Help! Where to Feed Dull Suburbanites?

what about BBQ? they have to like BBQ if they are from the Midwest. Maybe Rub or Dinosaur BBQ.

Aug 30, 2007
JohnnyCab in Manhattan