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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 29, 2017

In the wake of the Women's March

In the wake of the Women's March

Responses from the Week

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 22, 2017

This Girl Is On Fire

This Girl Is On Fire

Women March Across America & Around the World After Inauguration

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On August 11, 2016

COOKGIRL'S SUMMER FOODIE 10 BY LABOR DAY

COOKGIRL'S SUMMER FOODIE 10 BY LABOR DAY

A Bucket List of Pure Fun

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On August 10, 2016

COOKGIRL Loves the Olympics

COOKGIRL Loves the Olympics

Inspiring Action and Sometimes Disappointing Coverage

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 27, 2016

The Myth of the Powerful Woman

The Myth of the Powerful Woman

Let's put it to rest

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 25, 2016

Funny Feminism

Funny Feminism

Get Ready for Ghostbusters & The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 17, 2016

CHERRY BOMBE & COOKGIRL

CHERRY BOMBE & COOKGIRL

Kate Miller Spencer Named Director of Business Development & Marketing for Cherry Bombe

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 17, 2016

2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report Highlights

2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report Highlights

American Express OPEN PRovides Insights in an Annual Report on women-owned businesses

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 01, 2016

What I Learned at Cherry Bombe Jubilee 2016

What I Learned at Cherry Bombe Jubilee 2016

11 Things From the Hemsley Sisters, 10 Thought-Starters and 15 Golden Nuggets From Martha Stewart

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On April 30, 2016

Why We Need Events That Showcase Female Chefs

Why We Need Events That Showcase Female Chefs

If it's wasn't "12 Female Dallas Chefs" it would simply be "11 Male and 1 Female Dallas Chefs" as per usual

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 31, 2016

The New York Project

The New York Project

There are So Many Amazing Women Deserving to be on THE LIST, We Can't Quit the Big Apple Quite Yet.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 21, 2016

The Wage Gap

The Wage Gap

As Women Take over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 17, 2016

The 4%: A Documentary about Film's Gender Problem

The 4%: A Documentary about Film's Gender Problem

Hollywood, like culinary, is Tipping the Scales to Balance Out the Boy's Club

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 08, 2016

March 8th Was International Women's Day

March 8th Was International Women's Day

The Pledge for Parity

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 25, 2016

Foodie Festies: Where the Girls Are

Foodie Festies: Where the Girls Are

Charleston!

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 22, 2016

"Feminist Fatigue"?

This Political Season is Creating Conversation about What It Means to be a Feminist

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 18, 2016

Women's Conferences

Women's Conferences

The Power and Influence of Women's Conferences

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 18, 2016

#ItWasNeverADress

#ItWasNeverADress

An invitation to shift perceptions and assumptions about women in science, technology, arts, mathematics, politics...and culinary.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 11, 2016

The New York Project: Three New to THE LIST

The New York Project: Three New to THE LIST

Red Rooster, Mission Chinese Food & Sadelle's - Heaven in NYC

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 11, 2016

Why We Love These Valentine’s Day Power Couples

Why We Love These Valentine’s Day Power Couples

Co-Chefs, Co-Owners and Super Successful at Both

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 03, 2016

MAKERS Conference 2016 #thetimeisnow

MAKERS Conference 2016 #thetimeisnow

The MAKERS Conference was held to bring together female leaders within companies and organizations with key policy-makers to set an agenda for change.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 28, 2016

The New York Project: Pastry, Nose-To-Tail and Dynasty Building

The New York Project: Pastry, Nose-To-Tail and Dynasty Building

We Salute These Women on THE LIST: Inspiring, Innovative and Talented

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 28, 2016

What It Means To Be A Feminist Now

What It Means To Be A Feminist Now

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Brilliantly Captures Why We Should All Be Feminists

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 21, 2016

Nadia Arumugam's Women Chefs of New York

Nadia Arumugam's Women Chefs of New York

Please stop asking women "what's it's like to be a professional chef." It's Hard Work. But please support their businesses and help us celebrate their talent.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 21, 2016

Commencing Detox

Commencing Detox

Before You Break Those New Year's Resolutions, Read This.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 14, 2016

The Food Revolution

The Food Revolution

There are Three Factors that are Changing the Industry, To The Benefit of Everyone

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 13, 2016

The New York Project

The New York Project

Chefs that are true originals and have set their course without following the crowd.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 07, 2016

Back to Life, Back to Reality

Back to Life, Back to Reality

There are so many healthy ideas that hit the blogsophere during this busy back at it week. Here are COOKGIRL's Top 3.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 05, 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR COOKGIRLS!

HAPPY NEW YEAR COOKGIRLS!

2015 was a whirlwind. Let's recap shall we?

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 30, 2015

Women's Friendships are a Renewable Source of Power

Women's Friendships are a Renewable Source of Power

Lily Tomlin & Jane Fonda's TED Talk about Women's Role in the Future of Our Planet

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 30, 2015

The New York Project: Icons, TV Stars, Media Moguls

The New York Project: Icons, TV Stars, Media Moguls

The New York Project: Women Who Set The Course.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 23, 2015

The New York Project: Happy Holidays!

The New York Project: Happy Holidays!

24 Chefs on THE LIST....with more being added over as we wrap up 2015

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 17, 2015

COOKGIRL HOLIDAY MARKET: Guest Bakeries!

COOKGIRL HOLIDAY MARKET: Guest Bakeries!

Special Deliveries from the Best of the Best

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 14, 2015

CHEF TAKE-OVER: Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp of Sunday Dinner Club

CHEF TAKE-OVER: Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp of Sunday Dinner Club

Shrimp Fritters, Braised Short Rib and To-Die-For Apple Gingersnap Crisp with Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream. Keep Reading

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On December 10, 2015

COOKGIRL's HOLIDAY MARKET Opens Saturday December 12th

COOKGIRL's HOLIDAY MARKET Opens Saturday December 12th

Super Cool, Delicious and Luxurious Artisan Products

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On November 23, 2015

The Big Apple. The Empire State. The New York Project.

The Big Apple. The Empire State. The New York Project.

Who Run the World? GIRLS.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On November 21, 2015

COOKGIRL HOLIDAY MARKET Brings Together the Coolest, Most Delicious and Gorgeous Products for the Holidays

COOKGIRL HOLIDAY MARKET Brings Together the Coolest, Most Delicious and Gorgeous Products for the Holidays

Whiskey Love Bomb Caramels. Preserves from Sqirl LA. Gluten Free Cookies from NYC's Goodie Girl. Custom COOKGIRL Aprons from Hedley & Bennett.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On November 16, 2015

The Paris Project

The Paris Project

In support of the women chefs of Paris

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On November 07, 2015

The Pay Gap is Real

The Pay Gap is Real

Less than 100 is a Pop-Up for Change

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On October 28, 2015

In Celebration of the Life of Judy Rodgers, On Her Birthday

In Celebration of the Life of Judy Rodgers, On Her Birthday

Pull Out the Zuni Cafe Cookbook at Make That Famous Roast Chicken

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On October 26, 2015

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: New to THE LIST, Group 3

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: New to THE LIST, Group 3

And That's a Wrap Everybody. The Los Angeles Project Group 3: new to THE LIST

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On October 02, 2015

Women in the Workplace. Women in the Culinary Workplace.

Women in the Workplace. Women in the Culinary Workplace.

WSJ Reports on the findings from a landmark LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co. Study.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On September 22, 2015

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: New to THE LIST, Group 2

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: New to THE LIST, Group 2

8 More Amazing Women to THE LIST

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On September 04, 2015

Marissa Mayer is Having Twins and She's a Female CEO

Marissa Mayer is Having Twins and She's a Female CEO

Marissa Mayer will Do It Right and Further the Cause of Yahoo and Women CEOs

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On August 30, 2015

The Los Angeles Project: New To THE LIST

The Los Angeles Project: New To THE LIST

The Los Angeles Project: GROUP ONE

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On August 29, 2015

LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE: 22 (!) REASONS TO GO

LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE: 22 (!) REASONS TO GO

LA Food & WIne: Top 22(!) Reasons to Go

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On August 26, 2015

Why We Love the Chicago Food & Wine Festival

Why We Love the Chicago Food & Wine Festival

Let's Get This Party Started: 16 Amazing Women You Don't Want to Miss This Weekend

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On July 30, 2015

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: HELLO LA!

THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT: HELLO LA!

LOS ANGELES GATHERS TO KICK OFF THE LOS ANGELES PROJECT AND CELEBRATE #COOKGIRLGIVES

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On July 30, 2015

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT: HOT TIPS FROM LAURA WERLIN

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT: HOT TIPS FROM LAURA WERLIN

It's Almost The Weekend, Time to Have a Party!

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On July 18, 2015

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT: NEW TO THE LIST

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT: NEW TO THE LIST

So much talent in the Bay Area, COOKGIRL adds 22 deserving women to THE LIST

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On July 15, 2015

CHEF'S CYCLE

CHEF'S CYCLE

3 Million Additional Meals = Contribution of First Ever CHEF'S CYCLE

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On July 01, 2015

Happy Birthday Mindy Segal

Happy Birthday Mindy Segal

Happy July! Happy Birthday Mindy Segal!

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 25, 2015

FARMHER

FARMHER

Celebrating, Promoting and Documenting Women in Agriculture through Stunningly Beautiful Photography

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 12, 2015

New York Wine & Food Festival

New York Wine & Food Festival

The Women are Bringing it for the best Foodie Fest in New York City

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 04, 2015

FOOD FOR TOMORROW CONFERENCE

FOOD FOR TOMORROW CONFERENCE

Creating a New American Policy on Food

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 03, 2015

TEDWOMEN 2015

TEDWOMEN 2015

Top Three Talks of This Year's Conference

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 02, 2015

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT

THE SAN FRANCISCO PROJECT

Everybody LOVES a Pop-Up. And this one is selling beautiful items while giving back.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On June 01, 2015

MILAN EXPO 2015

MILAN EXPO 2015

COOKGIRL's Calendar of Which Amazing Women are Cooking at Milan Expo

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 17, 2015

HELLO SAN FRANCISCO

HELLO SAN FRANCISCO

Bay Area Women: Talent for Change

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 09, 2015

COOKGIRL@ELAWA FARM: Cookbook Author/Chef Series with Dana Cowin and Suzanne Goin

COOKGIRL@ELAWA FARM: Cookbook Author/Chef Series with Dana Cowin and Suzanne Goin

Massage Your Lettuce. Don’t Crowd Your Ingredients. Mise en Place People!

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On May 08, 2015

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS in CHICAGO

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS in CHICAGO

A Night at the James Beard Foundation Awards: Fashion & Food

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 30, 2015

What I Learned At Cherry Bombe Jubilee

What I Learned At Cherry Bombe Jubilee

Cherry Bombe's day-long celebration Jubilee on Sunday was thrilling - Lauren Bush Lauren, Ina Garten, Gail Simmons, Mimi Sheraton, Vivian Howard, Padma Lakshmi, Danielle Walker - here are 10 things I Learned.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 15, 2015

THE MINNESOTA MANIFESTO

THE MINNESOTA MANIFESTO

I am dumbfounded not only by the recent “covergate” surrounding the all-male chef cover of a local Minnesota magazine, but the response by the editorial team that suggests that somehow there was no responsibility to showcase all that the Minneapolis food scene has to offer.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On March 04, 2015

KALE ME MAYBE

KALE ME MAYBE

A week at The Ranch at Live Oak is a complete wellness journey that recalibrates you inside and out. The week starts with the requisite weigh in and measurement taking, but it also included a moment in the “Bod Pod” to calculate fat versus lean muscle mass and a cholesterol screening that would later show astounding results from a week of vegan, healthy meals.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 19, 2015

Stephanie Izard Announces Duck Duck Goat

Stephanie Izard Announces Duck Duck Goat

Stephanie Izard announced a new restaurant to open as part of the Boka Group this summer in Chicago. Her third restaurant will be located close to The Girl & The Goat and The Little Goat Diner at 857 West Fulton.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 13, 2015

Kitchen In Love

Kitchen In Love

Julia Child’s book “My Life in France” is the quintessential foodie love story and one that comes to mind during Valentine’s Weekend.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 12, 2015

Mei Lin is on THE LIST

Mei Lin is on THE LIST

Mei Lin is the newest addition to THE LIST on COOKGIRL after winning Bravo TV’s “Top Chef” Season 12 title last night, February 11th.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On February 02, 2015

Blackberry Farm

Blackberry Farm

My only question is, when can I go back to Blackberry Farm?

The answer is simple: December 6-9, 2015 when LEXUS PRESENTS: WOMEN IN FOOD, WINE & MUSIC.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 30, 2015

Health and Balance

Health and Balance

It’s January 27th and if you are still holding true to your resolutions to be healthier in 2015, you are not alone. As a core theme in our conversations with the amazingly talented Chicago area female chefs who made the COOKGIRL LIST, we asked about Health & Balance.

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Posted By - Kate Spencer On January 30, 2015

Thank You!!

Thank You!!

So much has gone into launching COOKGIRL. Were it not for the encouragement, inspiration and dedication of everyone who played a role, it would not have happened.

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