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Category : BygFood

January 29, 2012

Yesterday, I spent the evening with Cousin Dee, (my photography soul mate) going over my workflow processes for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.  Why? Because she will be assisting me this upcoming season! I am pretty damn excited about it too. I have been trying to make this happe

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July 19, 2011

At the farmers market the other day, I stumbled upon a vendor who had all types of basil. Not all that exciting, right? Well, it kinda was because she had Thai basil. I’ve only had Thai basil at Thai restaurants in some of my favorite dishes but I’ve never seen it in stores

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July 18, 2011 Yummy Sweet and Salty Things

Back in December, I told you about the most awesome cupcake that I’ve ever had in my life, the maple bacon cupcake from Autumn Rae’s Sweet Treats & Street Meats. Since then, the cupcake has been constantly on my mind but not always easy for me to run and get. You know,

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July 16, 2011

Hung out at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market today and picked up red and black raspberries to make my berry flavored vodkas. While navigating the vendors, I got really excited when I saw some good looking collard greens. You know, I love me some collard greens. I plan on lightly

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May 14, 2011

A couple moths ago, I gifted myself a Breville citrus press after lusting over it during a demonstration on the Today Show. After I Googled the press, I was like yikes! It really is a luxury item. Not something for the average Negro kitchen. Being the savvy internet shopper th

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January 16, 2011 1000 Words

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December 16, 2010

Things that I find myself easily excited about are great service and great food. When you combine great service & great food together, I’m all in! One of my latest crazes of excitement is all over taco trucks! Food trucks are relatively new to the Detroit area & I’m

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December 13, 2010

Yesterday while out & about, I stopped at the D.I.Ypsi Holiday Home Fair to kick it with friends while avoiding spending money. My point to visit friends went without a hitch & I had a great time chatting it up.  My point not to spend money did not go as planned howeve

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September 6, 2010 Antipasto Is For Friends

Cousin Dee stopped over today & I decided to make it a cocktail hour type situation at the last minute. So I made a mad dash out to a few stores to gather a few things for an anitpasta plate, which was totally inspired by the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Pictured: G

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September 3, 2010 French Road Trip Snacks

Ever since I experienced the AWESOMENESS of French macarons, no trip to New York is complete without a visit to MacarOn Café for a dozen of these delicious colorful delights. On my recent trip, I tried the peanut butter (turquoise), raspberry (pink) & passion fruit chocol

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