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FoodGirl and the kitchen

On a gloomy Sunday afternoon, I sat on the couch and lazily flipped through the channels. I was suffering from severe boredom and there was no hope in sight.  Fortunately, my good friend called me and invited me over to make some homemade pizza. I gathered my things quickly and arrived at her house ready…

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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

Undoubtedly one of the very best inventions in food history is pasta or more commonly known around the world as the noodle. Its ease of use, versatility and price has made it a staple in countries all over the world. A rather meager combination of flour, water and eggs is transformed into an unforgettable and…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

A client of mine asked me, "I need to wow my guests for my daughter's birthday dinner, but I need something simple. Got any ideas?" "Of course! How about a stuffed pork roast?" Without hesitation she answered, "You know what, I'll just order in." And with that she hung up. Why is it that the…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

If the stomach is the way into a man’s heart, then definitely the way to get into a woman’s heart is chocolate.  Rich, decadent chocolate will make almost every woman melt. (pun intended) In honor of this very special issue we are celebrating International Woman’s Day with a luscious and rather simple chocolaty dessert. This…

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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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