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(of food or drink) made or produced by the establishment in which it is sold, rather than by an external supplier.‘specialties include house-made sausage and hamburger made with grass-fed beef’‘we tried some incredible house-made limoncello infused with rhubarb’
- ‘We also gave high marks to the house-made liverwurst accompanied by horseradish mustard.’
- ‘For dessert, we eat a superb house-made dark chocolate ganache cake ($6.50).’
- ‘An offbeat purée of smoked eggplant and fennel is haunting stuff, to be eaten on crackly house-made croutons.’
- ‘In addition to hot buttered rum, Oliver's makes a hot buttered brandy with house-made batter.’
- ‘The house-made flavored vodkas are another highlight, changing with the seasons.’
- ‘Dolich makes his franks from pork and beef, and serves them on brioche buns baked by pastry chef and chef de cuisine Ellen Jackson, with house-made ketchup alongside.’
- ‘The poached pear is very nice, as is the house-made tiramisu when it is fresh.’
- ‘And why not have your Red Rockets ($4.95) with house-made onion rings ($3.95)?’
- ‘We also loved the house-made cannoli ($6), three miniatures with chocolate, caramel and pistachio ricotta fillings.’
- ‘At dessert time, choose the house-made gelato.’
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