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Food and Hunger


Back Door Recipe: Singapore Chilli Crab Claws

Welcome to the Inaugural WordShop Blog Backdoor Recipes! Guest Cuisine-Artist:  Nicole La Chica Backdoor Recipe: Singapore Chilli Crab Claws Degree of Separation: 1 A Little about my Guest:  Nicole La Chica is a fellow Spalding University MFA-er and lovely, exotic friend. We’ve enjoyed quite a few meals in Europe and[...]

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Memphis Jones

Best Vibe: Tour Guide Memphis Jones ~ The TG with SOUL

MEMPHIS JONES ~ TOUR GUIDE RECOMMENDATION! Best Vibe for a Memphis Tour Guide: I met Memphis Jones last week on my first ever trip to Memphis (of all places!). We did it up-Central BBQ, Graceland, Sun Studio, Stax Studio (!), Rock & Soul Museum, Beale Street, the famous Arcade Restaurant, Elvis[...]

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Central BBQ Downtown

Best Vibe for BBQ: Memphis’ Central BBQ Downtown (Rib Smacking Leads to Lip Smacking)

  Best Vibe for BBQ: Memphis’ Central BBQ Downtown ~ After a week in the South, my stomach is travel weary of Southern fare. Not because it’s not good…but because it is!Comforting. Succulent, even. Diverse, abundant and celebrated, yes. This is Southern food. Did I mention, abundant? How do I, while[...]

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Salted Caramel Brownie

Amélie’s ~ A Coffee Shop Gem Bats a Lovely French Eye Under the Charlotte Skyline

Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, looks a little too planned for this North-easterner. I’m absolutely not bragging about Philly, my nearest big market metro, but I’ll use it as an example of what I expect to experience downtown: winding, hilly, brownstone and rowhouse-crowded streets that test even the finest non-directionally challenged[...]

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Make a Perfect Dukan Diet Galette

The Dukan Diet features a yummy oat bran galette (yes, it’s a low-carb fiber-filled pancake!) that you can enjoy every day. The oat bran fiber is helpful for obvious reasons, but the galette can be a little finicky. Try this recipe: The Perfect Dukan Diet Galette Makes 1 serving. Ingredients:[...]

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Author Rachael Chronister

Rachael’s Belly Fat-Busting Lifestyle

With a few tweaks to your lifestyle, you will be on your way to banishing belly fat, which means a healthier new you! What to Eat 1. Fiber: Fiber flushes the digestive tract, which helps regulate the digestive system and leads to a flatter stomach. 2. Non-fat Dairy: Dairy helps[...]

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