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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Mmmm… Potato salad! Does anything spell American BBQ more than potato salad? I do not think so! There was a time that I did not “stomach” potato salad. Not one bit. I could not fathom cold, mayonnaise-drenched potatoes being something that was appealing to me. That all changed one day. I was working in a super busy…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

It was a long time ago as I decided to test myself and drop a few pounds by being a vegetarian. Several celebs had gone meat free and shed tons of weight and gained luminous skin. I had hoped for the same. I was hungry a lot. And I filled my hunger with healthy veggies,…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

One Friday a few weeks ago hubs called me with a long, breathy sigh… It had been a bad day. A very horrible one. And on those days, I know, my hubby needs comfort food. For him that is anything crispy and savory. So off to the fridge I went to grab some freshly butchered chicken cutlets and…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Back when I worked in the restaurants, Saturdays were the busiest days of the week. And we, servers, were always ready and willing for our next hungry clients to make their way to our table. On one particular Saturday our chef said that he had too many tenderloins and we, the servers, were responsible for,…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Every once in a while a certain dish comes around that is so simple and so delicious that no alterations need be made. Usually these are the dishes that have been around for ages. The ones that grandmothers and mothers make, the ones that fill up our houses with incredible aromas and fill our hearts…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

No one likes coal in their stockings, but these are little chocolaty coals... I’ll take a dozen! These cookies are the kind of treats that all children scream for, and all adults sneakily eat in the corners of their kitchen after the children have gone to sleep. I discovered these cookies back in high school,…

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