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Games galore

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Christmas just doesn’t feel like Christmas without a game or two. Party games, board games, card games —they all make the holidays a little...

Furry favorites

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From the schedule changes, missed walks, fewer snuggles, and the continuous visits of the UPS driver around the holidays our pets don’t always get...

Spooky snacks

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I am now nearing 40, and as I have grown up I have taken to enjoying playing with my food, building waffle towers with...

Basic bruschetta goes with everything

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I spent many summers here on the Island working as a waitress. Each shift we were given a meal chosen from an abbreviated menu....

Saturday night special

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When I think of gas station food, what comes to mind is hot dogs rolling in warming cases, pizza that might have been sitting...

A visit to Midnight Taco

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When I see the empty Midnight Train food truck parked at a private residence just by my house, I think, I wish I went...

Saturday scrambles

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My favorite go-to meal was scrambled eggs, especially when I was tight on money, working late, in a rush, or just straight-up exhausted. I...

Because who doesn’t like teriyaki chicken?

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I found a sheet-pan teriyaki chicken starter kit at the grocery store, and I bought it, because I love teriyaki chicken. The small box...

Kickin’ crab melt

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When I was a kid, I loved grilled cheese sandwiches. Bread, butter, and Kraft American cheese. As an adult, my taste evolved (slightly), and...

Now, that’s a wrap

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On a Saturday afternoon, I grabbed a chicken Caesar salad for lunch from a nearby grab-and-go case. I figured I’d toss it into the...

What Are You Watching? ‘The Magic School Bus’

My rating as a kid: 3 out of 5 stars My rating as an adult: 5 out of 5 stars I always long for the comfort...

‘New’ to town

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Linda Jean's restaurant on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs has reopened under the ownership of Lisa and Winston Christie, who are also the owners...

Meatball memories

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If someone offered to make me spaghetti and meatballs, I would politely decline every time. After my parents split, my father cooked the only...

Everything’s better with bacon

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I never jumped on the bacon-wrapped bandwagon — when food trends were wrapping everything from olives to corn on the cob in bacon, I...

Ditch the tortillas and make a taco bowl

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My story begins, like most of my recipe stories, at the grocery store. I was wandering the aisles checking out the rice selection; my...

Fudge for friends

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When I first made this fudge, it was for Thanksgiving. I was in charge of one thing, dessert. I procrastinated, thinking it would be...

What Are You Watching? ‘Snack vs. Chef’

4 stars What’s better than snacks and Netflix? Watching a series on professionally trained chefs making processed snacks from scratch. Some episodes focus on recreating...

Give the gift of experiences

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The past few years, we have kept to ourselves, ordered a few too many things off Amazon, and spent some more-than-desired quality time with...

Romantic dinner on the go

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The boyfriend and I were due for a date night, the week ahead filled with busy schedules and the week past put to bed....

What Are You Watching? ‘Explained’

5 stars If you’re looking to gain a little education on a lot of topics, this Netflix show is just what you’re looking for. With...