Alibi V.18 No.5 • Jan 29-Feb 4, 2009 

Dining In

The Great TV Dinner Challenge

Whose frozen, portion-controlled cuisine reigns supreme?

Grab your remotes and pull up your TV trays. It’s time for dinner and a show, working-class style. To help you navigate the endless choices of processed food conveniently squirted into compartmented microwaveable plastic trays, the Alibi retreated to our top-secret, state-of-the-art test kitchen with a dozen different dinners. By the time we emerged, we had weeded out the inedible crap from the, well, edible crap. Here are our results:

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Bite

Super Bites

On the eve of last year’s Super Bowl Sunday, we threw a dinner party with our own kind of couch-potato small plates menu of wintery finger foods. Football worthy, even Oscars material!

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Tah-may-to, Tah-mah-to

Tomato Fiesta

Buy heirloom tomatos, participate in gardening seminars, a cooking demonstration, browse the garden trade fair and great food.
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