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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Cooking had unfortunately become a necessity for me rather than a pleasure, as just recently I had a child.  My newborn gives me about 20 minutes before she wants to be in my arms again.  So this calls for some quick prep work and a fast shove in a hot oven.  Grouper happens to be…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

I think I have mentioned my distaste for mushrooms. Eghk. I am NOT a fan. But practically all my friends are. And hubs… He adores and devours them. So I have to cook the fungi. I have to get mighty creative with the shrooms, because hubby literally likes all and every type. …Years ago we went to this Persian restaurant -…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Yea… Guys, these are amazing. I mean really. Nutella and caramel are inside of a fudgy chocolate cookie that softly dusted with salt. It’s a dream inside your mouth. They are perfect. I made a double batch and brought them to work… They were gone in minutes! MINUTES, GUYS! I warmed them up for 15 seconds in the microwave, and suddenly…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

As a chef, I am constantly searching for new recipes or my personal favorite, the ultimate recipe. Nothing can be greater than creating the ultimate succulent roast, the ultimate creamy cheesecake or the ultimate golden chicken soup. For me, this requires researching a multitude of recipes, and, much like a mad scientist, obsessively dissecting each…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

On a recent cold and windy Thursday night 14 “students” and I warmed up the kitchen and our souls in my Rustic Tuscan Cooking Class at the Sur La Table (Northbrook). In a sudden turn of events I had decided to take my cooking classes to a grander scale and introduce some of my favorite…

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