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FoodGirl and the kitchen

I'll be honest: I hate seafood. I like fish. I can do calamari. I can handle scallops. But anything else is less than my favorite to say the least. My hubby, however, can eat seafood everyday, at every meal all the time. I suppose, many can say it's a match made in food heaven, because he gets to…

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FoodThings to do

Лето – это не только бассейны, пляжи, вечерние концерты в Равинии и Грант Парке, но еще и время свежих фруктов и ягод. Еще один способ прекрасно провести время всей семьей в будний или выходной летний день – поехать на ферму и самим насобирать ягод прямо, что называется, «с куста». Для наших детей, родившихся в Америке,…

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FoodSugar Basil

Если вы хотите удивить гостей чем-нибудь экзотическим, но в тоже время не тратить много времени на кухне, то этот рецепт для вас. В моем случае, я готовила рыбу Махи-Махи, которая очень популярна в Калифорнии, но вы можете взять филе любой другой плотной рыбы, которую легко будет приготовить на гриле. Например, филе лосося или тунца. Главное…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

In the blink of an eye the warm Chicago summer I was looking forward to through all of the polar winters has almost passed us by. And I am sad. Yes, I know, fall is full of vibrant colors and warm soups and football Sundays... But summers are glorious! They are full of lazy pool days,…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Every once in a while I want something that tastes incredible, and heartwarming, and just plain scrumptious! Every once in a while, if a craving hits, I try to satisfy it, so that it won’t rear its ugly face at 2:00 a.m., when I suddenly find myself stuffing my face with two-day-old pizza and snickers bars.…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

If I were asked to describe my style of cooking, I would say, “Simple!” I use fresh ingredients of the best quality I can get my hands on and try and create magic with them. Sometimes I am not successful.  But sometimes... Magic happens! This particular salad is magic. Summer magic. It makes me think of summer…

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