HOLIDAY EATS: SWEET POTATO PIE

HOLIDAY EATS: SWEET POTATO PIE

Check out Perfect Pies for your Holiday Table by Jehan Powell at Foodie.com Pies, pies and more pies!  That’s what it’s been about in this house for the past 2 weeks so today I’m sharing a collection of pies brought to you by Foodie.com and a recipe for Sweet Potato Pie.  I’ve made 3 pies in the past week and had to share this recipe for the best Sweet Potato Pie I’ve ever had.   While I’ve had sweet potato pie...Read more …
Sponge Cake with Strawberry and Whipped Cream

Sponge Cake with Strawberry and Whipped Cream

Why do I feel as though they have totally skipped over Thanksgiving this year?  It seems to be all Christmas everywhere.   While I’m partially guilty of doing this, in my defense I’m actually skipping the big Thanksgiving feast this year so I am somewhat in Christmas mode.   While I refuse to decorate until after Thanksgiving has passed, I did start watching Christmas movies and have began shopping for gifts.  I’ve managed to cross 4 people off my list already and...Read more …
CHICKEN BOUCHEE OR CHICKEN PUFFS

CHICKEN BOUCHEE OR CHICKEN PUFFS

  Thanksgiving and Christmas is right around the corner so I will be sharing recipes that would be perfect on your holiday table until the holidays are over!  Here we have delightful chicken puffs which are so easy to make!   Choux pastry is filled with a chicken salad that’s full of candied walnuts and dried cranberries-very festive!    The puffs can be made ahead of time and frozen until you’re ready to stuff it with the chicken salad.  If you make...Read more …
OUT AND ABOUT: SMOKEBELLY BBQ

OUT AND ABOUT: SMOKEBELLY BBQ

This week I was invited to dine at the newly open Smokebelly BBQ in Buckhead.   Smokbelly was created by a group of Southern men who brought us Tin Lizzy’s, The Big Ketch, Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktails, The Fur Bus and many more!   Their menu is a taste of the South as best described by them as “chef crafted ‘cue with soul warming fixings.” I was there with my Atlanta Food Blogger Society and not only did I get to experience...Read more …
PARMESAN COUSCOUS WITH ZUCCHINI AND SUNDRIED TOMATOES

PARMESAN COUSCOUS WITH ZUCCHINI AND SUNDRIED TOMATOES

I love making couscous; it’s so easy to flavor and cooks very quickly.  I used Pearl couscous, also Israeli couscous, which is a tiny pearl shaped pasta which is a great rice substitute that takes just 10 minutes to cook!   I used roasted zucchini and sundried tomates but you can use any combination of mixed vegetables that you like.  Roasted peppers and egg plant would be a great addition.    Just a few simple ingredients and along with a sprinkle of...Read more …
TAKE OUT AT HOME: CHAR SUI RIB TIPS

TAKE OUT AT HOME: CHAR SUI RIB TIPS

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for my blog. Apparently my blog was hacked and that prevented so many of you from visiting and ultimately prevented me from blogging. Well this little ol’ blog is no longer sick and underwent a bit of a face lift. I will be doing some changes in the upcoming weeks so don’t be alarmed. Now on to what you all came here for-food! If you follow me on Instagram you will remember me...Read more …
A COLLECTION OF SOUPS AND CHOWDER PERFECT FOR FALL

A COLLECTION OF SOUPS AND CHOWDER PERFECT FOR FALL

Check out Warm Soups and Chowder perfect for Fall. by Jehan Powell at Foodie.com Hey! Welcome to my corner of the web! Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest! As the weather gets colder, I find myself craving more warming dishes such as soups, stews and chowders. It helps to keep the chill away! I’ve put together a collection of soups and chowders that will help get you through the cold months ahead that are full of flavor. Do...Read more …
GIZZADA: JAMAICAN COCONUT TART

GIZZADA: JAMAICAN COCONUT TART

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest! My first encounter with the Jamaican coconut tart Gizzada, was in back in the 90s when I had a walkman permanently attached to my ears with reggae tunes pumping.  I remember reggae artist Merciless singing “mi ah di gal dem gizzada.”  Huh???  What exactly is he referring to?  What the h*ck is a gizzada? Having just migrated from Guyana, I had but one encounter with a Jamaican much...Read more …
CHICKEN TORTELLINI SOUP

CHICKEN TORTELLINI SOUP

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest! It’s fall and the weather has been beyond gorgeous in Atlanta.  It’s been in the 70s and low 80s and the leaves are beginning to change – what could be more perfect?  While it isn’t terribly cold, I’m anxious to take part in all things fall, I drink a pumpkin spiced mocha almost every day, I’m rotating scarves , went to the pumpkin patch and yes, I’m making...Read more …
QUICK AND EASY CITRUS ROAST CHICKEN

QUICK AND EASY CITRUS ROAST CHICKEN

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest!   Lately I’ve fallen in love with the humble roast chicken.  Once upon I time, I gave up on eating chicken entirely so I’ve surprised even myself with my new found appreciation.   I love the ease of roasting chicken and how just a few ingredients can transform it.   Here I made a simple marinade with just a few ingredients and the results was outstanding. I love...Read more …