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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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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Fish. Roe. Shellfish. What do all of these items have in common? Home cooks are terrified of cooking them. And I am here to put an end to that! One of the most requested classes I have is how to cook seafood. Funny enough I was there once. When I was in culinary school, I somehow convinced myself that the…

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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

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

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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