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Mila Furman

FoodGirl and the kitchen

I never liked those traditional chicken salads. They were drowning in mayo, and the chicken never had any flavor, because it was poached, dry and overcooked. Yuck!  However, recently I was making my favorite crab cakes that have confetti of veggies in them and was inspired. If the mix of ingredients tastes this good in…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

“Chef’s aren’t special. In fact, we just happen to know a few special kitchen hacks that make our cooking game much easier and downright awesome.  Want to be awesome?  Give my kitchen hacks a try… and, I promise, it will only make everyone wonder, when you went to culinary school.   ALWAYS use butter in…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Hard-boiled eggs. Everyone loves them, but peeling them is a different story. Before you get all worried about tiny pieces of cracked shell jammed under your fingernails, STOP. Because I have a sure fire way to get you egg happy and peel free! I personally keep several boiled eggs in the fridge for the week. They serve perfectly…

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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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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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