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Seduce Your Boyfriend With These Three Cooking Techniques

Want him to be attracted to you and only you? Cook for him. Yes, we all know the saying the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Your guy may not know the difference between a pencil skirt and a peplum skirt but he sure knows what he’s eating. Impress him with your cooking techniques.

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Red Wine-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Tweet I’ve got to say that my brother, sister & I were really spoiled with excellent food growing up. We always ate amazing home cooked meals, my grandparents always made homemade pasta, sauces, breads, etc. My mom (even though she doesn’t like cooking now) always produced really great dishes and never served us any other […]

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Lapsang Souchong Tea Brined Chicken – Daring Cooks

Tweet I’m so extremely excited to be accepted as a Daring Cook and a Daring Baker from The Daring Kitchen! Today is the reveal date of my first challenge as a Daring Cook, cooking with Tea. Already I’ve seen some really amazing recipes. I wish I had more time to focus on what I was […]

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Dinner with Friends – Apt Cafe

Tweet So I’m a couple days late but I was really excited to host my first ever dinner party…and it was Halloween themed! So much fun, I’m absolutely doing it again. (Nov 18th friends – mark your calendars! :)) Since I was in training class all week I didn’t have as much time to prepare […]

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10 Tips for Easy Portion Control

Tweet Like I had mentioned yesterday in my post for Lower-Calorie Homemade Gnocchi I am learning portion control. When it comes to certain foods, such as pasta, I know that portion control is huge. Luckily for me (and anyone like me) Everyday Health has made it easy for us by providing 10 Easy Portion Control […]

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The Review: Pranna Restaurant

Tweet As I mentioned on Monday, we decided to take advantage of Restaurant Week and head over to Pranna, a modern southeast Asian restaurant (79 Madison Ave) for dinner. Of course we didn’t order off the Restaurant Week menu, that’s the way it seems to go for us, good spending intentions get overruled by the appeal […]

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Fiery Cajun Shrimp

Tweet This past weekend we had a small BBQ, small being about 10 people. I had planned on making all these different meals but as people cancelled, so were the dishes. I did finally get to make a recipe I’ve been holding on to for spicy shrimp. The original recipe, I have to say, was […]

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10 Best Hot Dogs in NYC!

Tweet I know they aren’t good for you, and you’re only supposed to have 1 every 3 months or something along those lines but hot dogs are seriously delicious. I don’t care what anyone says! Salty, tender, juicy, wrapped in a fluffy bun. Yumm…and there is no shortage in NYC. You can find any old […]

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Tomato Vinaigrette Seared Sea Scallops w/ Sauteed Spinach

Tweet I know I’ve told you guys about my freezer diet but I’ve been getting really tired of the same old bland frozen meal. I usually do throw some home cooked meals in between but I really wanted to lose weight and most of the time when I cook I just maintain. I realized that […]

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What’s for Breakfast? Granola Mini-Cakes!

Tweet I’m pretty pumped this morning, I went the whole weekend without pigging out. I know, sounds crazy that I’m excited about that, but the past couple weekends have been hell on my diet. But on Friday I made it a plan not to eat a whole bag of chips in 1 sitting. And I […]

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