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Fashion detective, Alicia Underlee Nelson, busts open some false cases of fashion myths. Check out her style expertise on her site, prairiestylefile.com, which takes a look at all styles from North Dakota and the surrounding areas.
Myth: You should always avoid mixing colors like black and blue or black and brown. Truth: A range of neutrals can look very distinguished. For best results, be certain that the colors are distinct, since faded neutrals look shabby and muddy tones make the colors appear to run together. Choose at least one item that includes all the colors in the outfit – often an accessory like a scarf or necklace – to tie the ensemble together.
Myth: Clashing colors will make you look clownish. Truth: If you love color and it looks great on you, wear it. But unless you’re channeling Nicki Minaj, less is more. Make contrasting colors your main statement and keep your hair, makeup, accessories and overall silhouette sleek. Bright colors pop and dark colors recede, so wear the dark color on the part of your body you want to de-emphasize and the bright or light color on the part you really want to show off.
Myth: Horizontal stripes will add the illusion of extra pounds. Truth: Horizontal stripes can be wonderfully flattering – if you understand how to make the scale of your body work with the size of the stripe. Wide stripes stop the eye and add emphasis, so placing a wide stripe at the bust or across the shoulders can balance your figure. For an all over stripe, look at your body to get a sense of scale. Petites can wear thinner stripes and average to curvy women should stick to a medium scale stripe.
Myth: Tall girls should ditch the stilts. Truth: Fashion is about embracing your strengths. Height is a glorious thing so if you see shoes as works of art or you like the extra dose of confidence that killer shoes can bring, wear what you
love, no matter your height. The same goes if you’re 4 feet 11 inches tall and adore flats.
Myth: Wearing gold and silver jewelry together is a big no-no. Truth: Mixing metals looks modern and unexpected. But why stop with just gold and silver? Try throwing in rose gold, fabric or leather accessories for a great mix of textures and colors. The key to consistency is to combine items with similar weights and textures. Delicate chains and ribbons play well together while chunky jewelry looks best with other dramatic pieces.
You can read her blog on arts, culture, shopping, food and much more at prairiestylefile.com.
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For your own safety, do not try working out in heels at home. Fitness and Nutrition smarty, Mandy Zastre sometimes feels like she hardly has time to change from her heels into her tennis shoes. Between juggling her job as the NDSU Wellness Centerâ€™s Fitness Coordinator, where she overlooks group exercise, floor staff, personal trainers and specialty programs, staying physical active and fit, being a mom to her nine year old and working as a Mary Kay consultant, she still keeps her health a top priority. She has covered every aspect of health and nutrition and has also worked with a wide range of age groups. Read on as she answers some commonly asked fitness and nutritional questions.
Photographs by J. Alan Paul Photography By Kylee Seifert
s s e n t i F Stride: What are some of the best ways to prevent and reduce soreness after a workout? Zastre: First, some soreness is normal, especially if you have a change in your normal routine. Don’t let it stop you from working out! You want to make sure you get in a proper cool down for your body and a good postworkout stretch. These are two areas that are often left out of a workout. Foam rolling or a massage helps to break up the knots and can help with trigger points, such as IT bands or shin splints. Heat, like a sauna or hot tub, helps increase blood flow to the muscles which helps in reducing recovery time. Lastly, stay hydrated.
Stride: I’m trying to tone up my abs for an upcoming vacation. What are some of the most effective ab workouts? Zastre: Pilates is an excellent way to work your core, as well as gain some flexibility. If Pilates isn’t for you, there are many other ways to get a great ab workout. Planks and stability ball roll outs are great ab exercises for all fitness levels.
Nutrition Stride: I have a Black Tie Event around the corner and I want to look my best in my outfit. Are there certain ways to slim down in a short amount of time? Zastre: Losing weight isn’t a fast process, but there are some things you can do to help. Like I mentioned before, water is important, so drink lots of it. Dehydration can cause cravings and make you feel hungrier than you really are. Stay away from alcohol during this time frame. Reduce your calories but increase your vegetable intake as it will help you feel more full throughout the day without the added calories. Protein will also help you stay satisfied. Try eating every three or four hours. This helps you to keep your portions under control so at dinner time you don’t over indulge.
Stride: I’m confused about how much protein I should be including in my diet. Can you clear that up? Zastre: It is recommended that 10-35 percent of your daily calories come from protein. Women should be getting around 46 grams and men around 56 grams. Many people fall below these levels and it can make it difficult to sustain weight loss.
PURPLE N' PUCKS SUITS N' STICKS
will be held Thursday, February 14 at 7 p.m. and Purple-N-Pucks will take place during the Force versus Waterloo Blackhawks game Saturday, February 16. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
The Fargo force... Blong with cancer survivor and State Farm Agent, Jill Henning are teaming up to host two excitement filled events to help raise funds for Sanford’s Cancer Survivorship Program, embrace. Trade out the crowded restaurants on Valentine’s day for a night full of delicious food, fun and all for a good cause. They will be holding a Suits-N-Sticks dinner at Scheels Arena and the night’s servers will be none other than all your favorite Force players suited up in Tip Top Tux’s with purple vests and ties. Let’s hope they can serve as well as they play. Package options vary. Come out the Saturday after Suits-N-Sticks to partake in the exciting game event, Purple-N-
Pucks. Fargo Force will take on Waterloo while sporting one-of-a-kind jerseys, which get auctioned off following the game. “The more the player’s get into this, the more the jersey’s go for. We tell them, you can do what ever you want... just keep your shorts on,” joked Whitney Baumgartner, Special Events, Media and Community Relations Manager for the Fargo Force. They also encourage game goers to dress in purple this night to show support for cancer victims. This year they will be selling purple pucks signed by the players. A lucky few who purchase the puck with golden signatures will get to meet that player after the game. The first 2,500 fans through the doors will receive either pom poms or
koozies, which will of course be purple. So be sure to get there early! All proceeds from the Suits-NSticks event and auction will go to embrace. Last year they raised around $27,000 and this year they are shooting for $32,000. Tickets for Suits-N-Sticks must
be purchased by Feb. 6. So grab your suits and your purple and come out to support a good cause.
Lifetime ofFitness Photos by: Andrew Jason Article by: Kylee Seifert
with Em Duncan
Next time you want to skip out on the gym because youâ€™re too tired or you will tomorrow... think again. Em Duncan, 87 years old, is still a devoted gym goer after several years. In fact, she is so devoted that she makes it to the gym three times a week. So, were you saying something about passing on your workout?! No? We didnâ€™t think so.
heâ€™s been around the FM fitness scene long enough to see many gyms come and go. After working as Camp and Membership Secretary at the YMCA for 19 years, she was in a situation where it was time to leave. â€œI decided that I should probably find something to fill my time with other than just drinking coffee, and so I did.â€?
She recalls the different gyms she attended throughout the years. It all started out at a place in West Acres that is long gone by now, after that she joined a group that would go swimming every other day, this eventually led to a group of about 14 ladies who were devoted members at Great Shape Womenâ€™s Health Club. After that club closed, Duncan and her group made Lady Wellness their home. Once Lady Wellness closed, the group parted ways. Some went to the new Sanford Family Wellness Center and others, including Duncan, settled in at Elements for Women. Elements for Women is Emâ€™s home away from home. She is an instant celebrity from the moment she walks in. She attends her favorite fitness class, instructed by Monica Sunderland. Her celebrity status goes until the moment waves her goodbyes. It wasnâ€™t too long ago that she visited the
gym five days a week... thatâ€™s right five days a week. There are probably not too many people her age who would devote that much time to the gym but she has the right priorities. Health being at the top of her list. More recently, she has had to cut back to three days a week as she recovers from her carpal tunnel surgery. While she could make this an excuse for skipping out on the gym, she still takes the time to go get her heart rate up.
Her motivation for getting to the gym? Two things. Her coffee dates, which follow her gym visits, with those women she has been working out with for years. She says that is her little reward for the hard work she does. â€œI like to eat and if I donâ€™t work out, Iâ€™ll spread out. I canâ€™t work out as hard as I used to but I still give it a whirl.â€? Granted, there are days that everyone canâ€™t beat that feeling of wanting to skip and so does Em. She says she reminds herself of the benefits and fights past the feeling of not wanting to venture out to the gym. â€œI love the social aspect. Some days when itâ€™s really cold, I wonâ€™t go. But even on those cold days when I was younger, I would still motivate myself to go,â€? she recalled. The benefits of years of working out definitely shows as she stands up off the chair almost as quick as people younger than her. â€œI think if you sit at home and feel sorry for yourself, sure youâ€™re going to have aches and pains. If you dwell on it, youâ€™ll get crabby and no one will like you. My theory is to spend time with some younger people. They arenâ€™t complaining all the time,â€?
â€œForget yesterday, live for today and maybe tomorrow will be great.â€?
she laughs. Hats off to a woman who has her priorities straight and understands the true benefits of devoting time to health and fitness. She leaves us with some very knowledgeable advice and her genuine smile. â€œStay active! Donâ€™t feel sorry for yourself. Get up and do something. Stay with younger people when you get old because they are not always crabby.â€?
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Month One OUR EDITOR ANDREW JASON
BREAKS DOWN HIS FIRST MONTH OF TRAINING FOR THE FULL FARGO MARATHON.
race. Running a race is not a cheap
months of training ahead of you.
investment so you have to be 100
Purchase some quality running shoes.
percent committed to training before
Don’t be cheap. About a year ago, I
finish line of a
you sign up otherwise you’re going
was training for a half marathon and I
race. It makes
to find yourself out a good chunk
had purchased some cheap shoes that
the countless miles put in for training
of money if you wimp out. Ask
weren’t right for me. By the time the
worth it. The best part of my job as
yourself, “do I realistically have the
half marathon came along my feet and
Editor of Stride Magazine is being
time to train?” If you are 100 percent
legs were hurting a lot, sure enough,
able to participate in events like the
committed then you’ll make the time,
shortly after the race, I developed
Fargo Marathon and help others cross
if not, you better think about going
a stress fracture. Buy nice shoes.
that finish line. That’s why I decided
to a shorter distance. If you’re going
Below I list some other equipment I
to complete my third full marathon
to spend 16 weeks to properly train
and run the Fargo Marathon this May.
for a marathon, you will have to put
The last advice I have for you is to
I’m here to give you my top tips to
in around 250 miles in training to
stop reading this and get out there
accomplishing that race. So, whether
get ready for the big day. That is a
and start running. Guess what, you
you’re running the full marathon or
huge commitment. Make sure you’re
can’t train for a race sitting around!
the 5K, pay attention.
Now get out there and hit the
First things first. Now is the
Next, you need to make sure
time to commit yourself to the
you’re properly equipped for the
treadmill. I’ll be back next month with some more advice.
SOME OTHER EQUIPMENT I RECOMMEND
Garmin GPS Watch
This allows you to track how far you’re running.
Under Armour cold running clothes
It sucks to train in Fargo in February. Make sure you have some clothes that will keep you warm during these cold months.
Skull Candy headphones
If you’re like me, music is everything while you’re running. I love my Skull Candy headphones. The best part is you can get a pair relatively cheap.
Nutrition Your diet while training should be at least 55 percent carbohydrates and include a lot of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables. Eat lots of green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, carrots, whole grains, seafood and fortified breakfast cereals.
Motivation It’s hard to keep yourself motivated during those training runs. For me, running is an escape and helps me de-stress. You might be motivated by running with a group, finding that one special friend or simply showing the world that you can do it. Whatever your motivation is, find it.
Hydration You need to replenish the fluids that you’re losing. You should be drinking around 17 to 20 oz of water or a sports drink two to three hours before exercise and then 10 to 12 oz of water or sports drink right before exercise.
Questions? Feel free to e-mail me at email@example.com with any questions you may have. Also, tell me your running and marathon stories. I’d love to hear them and there’s a chance we might put them in the magazine.
2013 Fargo Marathon For more information on the Fargo Marathon, go to www.fargomarathon.com. The excitement goes from May 16 - 18. Sign up soon, because prices go up Feb. 28.
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NO TIME FOR COOKING?
hen I was in college, many of my friends had little time to cook, but available resources dictated eating at home. One friend practically subsisted on instant oatmeal.
Another heated a can of vegetables as a meal on a regular basis. Another ate popcorn for meals. While these were nutritious foods, we all need more variety in our diets.
the 1/2 c. chopped onion 1/2 lb. ground beef
2 tsp. chili powder
Chop the onion 2) Brown the ground beef and onion in a large frying pan 3) Pour off the fat
7 ingredients 1 can (16 oz. or 2 c.) tomatoes, plain or stewed
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speed scratch cooking methods!
hen your budget says “stay home and cook,” try some speed scratch cooking methods in which you combine convenience foods with fresh foods.
Cook pasta or couscous (rice-shaped durum product). Top with microwaved spaghetti sauce from a jar and grated cheese, add a side salad and some fruit, and you have a healthy meal in short order. Make some chili and use the “planned-overs” to top baked potatoes or make a taco salad.
Open a jar of salsa and use it as an instant cooking sauce with chicken, ground beef or pork chops. Shop the salad bar vegetables for pre-sliced mushrooms, broccoli and cauliflower florets or chopped onions. Even though these may cost more, you can buy only the amount you need. Use to make stir-fry, omelets or grilled panini sandwiches.
ARE YOU A TIME SAVER in the kitchen? Which statements are true of you? Mark each with an “X.” I plan menus and write grocery lists so I have meal ideas and the food I need. I sometimes prepare portions of a meal in advance. I sometimes use leftovers as the basis for another meal. Other people in my household help with meal preparation and cleanup. I assemble equipment, cooking utensils and ingredients before I begin meal preparation.
I focus preparation efforts on one portion of the meal. For example, if the main course is time-consuming, I fix a simple vegetable or salad. I use time-saving equipment, such as slow cookers and microwave ovens. I use the one-pot method. For example, I add vegetables to pasta that is cooking.
Think about the items you marked and the ones you did not mark. All of these are time-saving tips.
QUEEN SANFORD HEALTH’S ROXANNE NEWMAN
HEARTS By Andrew Jason Photography By J. Alan Paul Photography
Roxanne Newman is constantly cracking jokes, her smile is contagious and her demeanor is calm, cool and collected. Spend five minutes with her outside of the hospital and you would never think that she must make life or death decisions everyday at the drop of a hat. Dr. Roxanne Newman is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Sanford Health in Fargo. Since February is American Heart month, we decided to take a look at what it’s like to be a heart surgeon as we celebrate this queen of hearts.
n average, Newman does two to three heart surgeries every day. Thatâ€™s two to three lives saved. Two to three families that will stay together. Two to three fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers and sisters who wonâ€™t have to live without their loved one. The life of a heart surgeon is not an easy one. Newman is in the operating room by 7:30 a.m. most days and will usually be done with her surgeries by 2 p.m. She then must consult with patients, check charts and vitals and do a million other administerial aspects of the job. The Sanford Heart Department does approximately 450 heart surgeries every year. This doesnâ€™t give much free time for a heart surgeon. â€œWe do surgeries daily,â€? Newman said. â€œIn fact, our care has become so immediate, working weekends is fairly frequent tooâ€Śâ€?
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As if thatâ€™s not stressful enough, a heart surgeonâ€™s job doesnâ€™t end when they leave the hospital. Despite the fact that patients might not realize it, Newman is constantly checking up on patients and reading their charts. She also has to answer phones 24/7 and if the need arises; she must go to a patientâ€™s bedside at anytime of the day for anyone who has made a turn for the worse. However, she is quick to point out that this is becoming less common as medicine advances. There are many aspects of the job Newman loves. She says the technical aspect is always â€œfunâ€?. (As if having the life of a patient in your hands, isnâ€™t pressure enough.) A large portion of the job is also spent consulting patients. In fact, this aspect is becoming a much larger portion of the job as more and more healthcare options become available, which doctors must explain to all patients. However, this is one aspect of the job that Newman loves more than anything else. 1IPUPCZ.JDIBFM,4NJUIt4BOGPSE)FBMUI1IPUPHSBQIZ
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â€œMy favorite is the post op when they come back a month after surgery,â€? Newman said. â€œTheyâ€™ve gone through this big operation, they didnâ€™t realize that they were going to get to that point and they finally feel better and say â€˜Wow, I didnâ€™t know how bad I was until I got better.â€™ I think thatâ€™s the most rewarding.â€? Despite what TV might make you think, working in a hospital is not all sex, crazy surgeries or intricate love triangles. In fact, Newman compares it to another job thatâ€™s just as stressful. â€œThereâ€™s not much similarity at all (to hospital dramas). Those are meant to be interesting and appeal to the audience. To me our job is interesting. Youâ€™re not going to see personal fights between staff during procedures or somebody goofing off. Itâ€™s business when weâ€™re there. Itâ€™s more like military than TV.â€?
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Every doctor, no matter how good they are, will have to deal with the worst aspect of the job: the death of a patient. Although the goal of every doctor is to save lives, itâ€™s inevitable theyâ€™re not always going to succeed. Newman jokes that everyone is stamped with an expiration date like a milk carton, even if you keep the milk in the refrigerator, itâ€™s eventually going to expire. Newmanâ€™s job is to make that expiration date last as long as possible. â€œOne of the biggest parts of a 1IPUPCZ.JDIBFM,4NJUIt4BOGPSE)FBMUI1IPUPHSBQIZ physicianâ€™s job is also dealing with death and dying,â€? Newman said. â€œAnd keeping compassion with that and treating the family as much as the patient. To realize that this too is part of our job... People should be able to go with dignity. We should be able to relieve pain and suffering because thatâ€™s always been our job as physicians. To help families through that is as much of our goal.â€? Although everyday is different when youâ€™re a heart surgeon, one thing is certain. Each and everyday, Newman will literally have the life of a patient in her hands and more often than not, that person will walk away from that operating room.
By Kylee Seifert // Photographs by J. Alan Paul Photography
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Our picks for some of the best gyms in town.
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GYM RATS.... Cory and
Rachel agreed to be our guinea pigs as we tested out a few gyms.
KEYS TO THE
24 Hour Access
Group X Classes
2614 Broadway N., Ste B, Fargo 701.239.1781 1801 45th St S., Fargo 701.277.5040 1100 19th Ave. N., #O, Fargo 701.239.1781 1710 Center Ave. Dilworth 218.227.0010
ARTFUL YOGA AT PLAINS ART MUSEUM WS
704 First Ave. N., Fargo 701.232.3821
BODY SHOP Eq
4207 12th Ave N.W., Fargo 701.367.2823
CORE FITNESS Eq
2424 13th Ave. S., Fargo 701.356.2044
COURTS PLUS Eq
Gx PT CC
3491 S. University, Fargo 701.237.4805
EIGHTH STREET STUDIO COOPERATIVE
PLACES TO PICKUP
TOCHI PRODUCTS 3309 Fiechtner Dr., Unit #4, Fargo 701.430.1987
11 Eighth St. S., Suite 300, Fargo 701.540.5752
SWANSON HEALTH PRODUCTS
745 45th St. S., #D, Fargo 701.281.2823 3051 25th St. S., Ste M, Fargo 701.298.0303 123 21st St. S., #2, Moorhead 218.287.4295
3120 25th St. S., Suite N, Fargo 701.356.5200
DANCE FIT Gx
FIT WS Am FT
1800 21st Ave. S., Fargo 701.446.6891
2960 Seter Parkway, West Fargo 701.234.2400
ECCE YOGA & ART STUDIO WS
216 N. Broadway, Fargo 701.298.3223
EDGE FITNESS Eq
3501 8th St. S., Moorhead 218.422.3343
4650 38th Ave. S., Fargo 701.356.8617
FITNESS 4 LIFE Eq
1001 Westrac Dr., Fargo 701.212.6107 1420 9th St. E., Suite 405, Fargo 701.277.5711
FIVE ELEMENT WS Am
MSUM WELLNESS CENTER Eq
SNAP FITNESS Eq
524 7th St. N., Fargo 701.234.9440
MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND FITNESS Eq
1104 7th Ave. S., Moorhead 218.477.4300
WS Am FT
REVOLUTION 910 Main Ave., Suite 100, Fargo 701.388.2967
3105 N. Broadway, #13, Fargo 701.321.0377
PT Am FT
1375 21st Ave. N., Suite B, Fargo 701.364.5545 4265 45th St. S., Fargo 701.356.3651 521 32nd Ave. W., West Fargo 701.356.3650 814 30th Ave., Moorhead 218.233.7627
QUICK POST WORKOUT
SNAP FITNESS Eq
3820 12th Ave. N., Fargo 701.306.4299
WALLMAN WELLNESS CENTER
1525 32nd Ave. S., Fargo 701.356.1095
WASABI SUSHI AND ASIAN GRILL
623 NP Ave, Fargo
JOSIE’S CORNER CAFE
810 4th Ave. S., Moorhead 218.233.1511
TOTAL BALANCE Eq
524 Broadway N, Fargo
18th St. and Centennial Blvd., Fargo 701.231.5200
SMILING MOOSE DELI
WATERFORD FITNESS AND HEALTH Eq
PT mE Am
2877 45th St. S, Fargo
MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL 2511 Kirsten Ln. S, Fargo
1461 N. Broadway, Fargo 701.293.6037 1200 Harwood Dr. S., Fargo 701.476.1200
TOTAL WOMEN Eq
YMCA- FERCHO Eq
Gx WS mE FT
WEST FARGO FITNESS CENTER Eq
400 1st Ave. S., Fargo 701.293.9622 3332 4th Ave. S., Suite C, Fargo 701.356.5110
VALLEY FITNESS Eq
24 Am FT
YMCA- SCHLOSSMAN 215 Main Ave. E., West Fargo 701.356.6555
PT CC Am
4243 19th Ave. S., Fargo 701.281.0126
XTREME MEASURES Eq
24 mE Am
1612 Tom Williams Dr., Suite B, Fargo 701.293.0002
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e basically went from having to refer to Brazilian Jui Jitsu For Dummies to placing at an International Brazilian JiuJitsu Federation tournament. When he started, he knew two things about the sport, that it was similar to wrestling and it would be a great workout. Four and a half years later, Doug is still training, has incorporated the sport into his daily life and strictly follows a diet that allows him to participate at his full strength.
e was born and
Louisiana, where Po-boys, Jambalaya and Gumbo are commonly found on the dinner table. The Jui Jitsu athlete moved to West Central Minnesota at age 14. Although
STEP BY STEP:
his roots began in a place known for comfort food and greasiness, he has always managed a healthy
until it gets warm enough to jump, he’ll stick to his Jui Jitsu training and his protein rich, healthy diet. Check out what he eats on a day to day basis.
Growing up in Southern Louisiana, Doug recalls going to a din ner party where the meal consisted of the hosts’ fresh raccoon road kill, coo ked in jambalaya. As well as a house warming
THE HIP FLIP
FYI: Editor, Andrew Jason, volunteered to get thrown down. He didn’t fair so well as he was limping the rest of the day.
follow a diet that was
athletic trainers at the Fargo Body Shop training gym. I change up the fruits and veggies but the proteins usually stay the same.
Five egg whites spiced up, with half an avocado and a banana.
Two tablespoons of
I like to buy random spices to keep things interesting.
N O I T A R D HY The main thing for me is water. I steer clear of
sugary drinks like pop and sports drinks. I also incorporate coconut water after workouts, and 100 percent juice with dinner and breakfast.
on an apple or a bowl of peanut , honey, and grape nuts mixed together.
LUNCH: I generally try to six ounces of turkey, or from last eveningâ€™s dinner, with 1/3 cup almonds and a salad.
Half an avocado with 1 1/4 cup of broccoli or steel cut oatmeal and berries mixed together in a zip lock bag for travel.
Five to six ounces of salmon and then some sort of veggie, ounce sweet potato.
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sandwich with th e bread fried in the bacon grease. Greasy deliciousne ss!
Published on Jan 30, 2013
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