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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Whenever I am at a BBQ or casual dinner party I am always volunteered by someone to do the unwanted task of slicing up the melons. This is not some euphemism… I mean literally cutting up honeydews, cantaloupes and the most popular and feared - watermelon. I am not going to lie: I do have some…

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FoodChipotle Potato

Who doesn’t like appetizers, small dishes that are usually served before the main course or even an alcoholic beverage called, aperitif, to trigger our digestive juices. Most of the time they are easy to eat as finger foods or just with minimum utensil use. In France they call it hors d’oeuvre, meaning “teaser for the…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Clean eating means eating good proteins, whole grains and healthy fats. And one of the Kings of the healthy fats is the beautiful avocado. Avocados boast more potassium than a banana, it packs more protein per gram than any other vegetable, and they have 18 essential amino acids. No wonder, bodybuilders everywhere are scarfing down guacamole like…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

I still feel the smell of this chicken cooking engraved in my mind. My mom used to make it. It was simple, filled with garlic and had the crispiest skin just begging to be bit into… Technically, it is more of a Georgian dish than it is Russian. But since the Georgians had so much influence on…

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Food

Some say love is like a cup of tea: it perk you up, fills you with warmth, and is good for your heart. This Valentines Day, treat yourself and the special person in your life with Hyson’s Exquisite Pyramid Valentine Blend Black Tea to cure those winter blues. Swaggering, aromatic black tea aromas mingle with…

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FoodВкусный год

Этот рис готовят в ресторане Sqirl в Лос-Анджелесе, но у этого блюда абсолютно русское происхождение. Кисловатый бодрящий щавель и куриное яйцо вам ничего не напоминают? Именно ради этого сочетания мы варим щавелевый суп. Оказывается, щавель способен на большее! Превратите его в песто и добавьте немного солёных марокканских лимонов - они придадут интригу и глубину. Ничего…

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