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Thou Mayest + J. Rieger + Gangsta Goodies Kitchen: The Brown Suga (Recipe)

Nothing says Kansas City more than local coffee houses and distilleries. Imagine if you will how excited we were to receive a call from Ava Bella’s Indie Blog to participate in #SipLocalKC by creating a signature cocktail using Cafe’ Amaro. This bittersweet coffee liquor was born from a collaboration between Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters and Kansas…

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Chicken Yassa: Love At First Bite

I grew up like most Americans with a limited view of Africa and Africans. I was unfamiliar with African people, African culture and African food. Little did I know, that my life and views were about to change and it all began December 31, 2000. I  meet and become friends with a wonderful human being who just…

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GangstaLean – Veggie Burger

Shortly before the launch of the Gangsta Goodies Kitchen blogsite, the website designer asked a question that neither of us had given any thought to. She asked, “How do you want to label and/or divide your recipes up to make it easier for people to access the recipes on your blogsite?”  For weeks we tried…

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Gangsta: Re-Invented

From the beginning of our journey many people have asked the question, “Why the name Gangsta Goodies Kitchen?” We heard everything from, “Ya’ll ain’t Gangstas to the name is too thuggish and you’re only going to be able to reach thugs & gangbangers with that name.” Naturally, we gave the name a lot of thought…

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Martini Monday’s

It was a sunny afternoon, 84 degrees, cumulus clouds and I needed to vent in a bad way…my new boss was an egotistical you know what! I was running from swim practice to basketball practice, to coaching the dance squad at my daughters’ high school and PTA meetings.  And to top it all off, my…

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Collard Greens

Collard greens were my Mama’s favorite…so much so, that I spent every Saturday as a kid for as long as I can remember, picking and cleaning bunch after bunch of collard greens for Sunday’s dinner. I remember as the week moved forward I would often wonder, how many hours of play time will I have…

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