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Egg Whites for Treating Burns

I was forwarded this email today and decided to share it with you my dear readers! I actually have tried this before and while it may not be a miracle, it did soothe my burn!  Healing Miracle for burns:  A young man sprinkling his lawn and bushes with pesticides wanted to check the contents of […]

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People That Come Into Your Life

I found this when I was on StumbleUpon and wanted to share this with you all because it really speaks to me.  As we go through life and sometimes come upon hardship, I hope words like this will help some of you.  Enjoy!  Gourmand Chic Sometimes people come into your life and you know right […]

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So Good I Could Eat It

This past Christmas, my cousin gave me a wonderful set of Philosophy cream, bath wash and lip gloss that I was ecstatic about.  I managed to use everything up and only have the lip gloss left!  I have always loved Philosophy products but don’t know why I haven’t tried every single one of them as […]

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Wine in Cooking

  Some substitutes for wine in recipes: Non-alcoholic wine or beer. Chicken, fish or beef stock. Vegetable stock. Water and a little Balsamic Vinegar. Pomegranate juice. Grape juice, apple juice, orange juice, etc. Carrot juice. Syrup from canned fruit. Cranberry juice. White grape juice and a few drops of lemon juice or sugar, depending on […]

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Food Photography Tricks

Since starting and becoming Gourmand Chic I learned many aspects of food I never learnt before.  A whole new world opened up to me.  As of recently, since working on testing out my recipes for my future cookbook to be published, I have played around with photography (using my Nikon D60) and found out through […]

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Food, Inc. – Where does our food come from?

“Food, Inc.”, directed by Robert Kenner, and co-produced by Eric Schlosser (writer of “Fast Food Nation”) and Michael Pollan (writer of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma), takes an in depth view at a handful of various problems with the food industry in our country. I have been wanting to watch this movie for awhile and I am […]

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Bacon Mania

Jump on the bacon bandwagon!!!  It seems that all over the US and the Interwebs that there has been an increase in bacon related recipes.  This phenomenon has been dubbed “bacon mania”.  That is right.  Everything you can possibly cook or bake with bacon in it!  Dishes such as bacon explosion, chicken fried bacon, and […]

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Ginger Cilantro Green Shake

Lately I have had a thirst for trying to find drinks I can make at home.  Especially healthy drinks as I haven’t been quite sticking to my new year’s resolution of eating healthy this year.  So when I came upon this recipe I was really, really excited.  I would like to share it all with […]

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Food for Design

As many of you may know (or may not know), I am an interior designer by day.  I wish I could say that I am a blogger or vlogger, full-time, but until I actually get paid for eating and doing reviews, I still need to make a good living right? My hope has been to […]

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What You Can Do With Alka-Seltzer

I was recently just exploring and reading many other food blogs and found out the many uses of Alka-Seltzer that I did not even know about.  Call me crazy but I have a thing for finding unusual uses for products around the house.  This amazed me so I am going to share it with you […]

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