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Female chefs unite for women’s charity Since 1998, Dress for Success Houston has served more than 43,000 disadvantaged women in the Houston area by providing them with professional attire to help them gain economic independence. Brandi Key, who was just named chef of the year at the 2013 Houston Culinary Awards, said co-founder and president Nancy Levicki and her daughter Lauren have been supporters of Clark Cooper Concept restaurants, for which she serves as culinary director. Some of the dishes they are preparing included chicken chaat and seasoned rice with garbanzo curry; grilled tandoori salmon; cauliflower macaroni and cheese; shrimp, lobster and calamari salad; osso buco on risotto; beet and feta salad; pressed Italian sandwiches; chicken cacciatore on polenta; and assorted desserts including tiramisu, cupcakes, macarons, brioche pudding, lemon tarts and chocolate truffles. Sardine fans – yes, there is such a population – might like StarKist’s Gourmet Selects Sardines, a new line of top-quality, skinless, boneless sardine fillets. Philadelphia 2X protein Cream Cheese Spread offers twice the protein of the brand’s regular cream cheese while boasting 70 percent less fat and calories per serving than peanut butter.

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