SHRIMP AND PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

SHRIMP AND PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChineseNYEats #CollectiveBias Making a quality meal for your family doesn’t always have to be a challenge.  I cook for my family almost daily but I almost always cook meals that take less than an hour.  While I do love to spend time in the kitchen, sometimes I am just simply too busy to do so.  Having a catalog of quick, go to meals...Read more …
SALTFISH FRIED RICE

SALTFISH FRIED RICE

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram and Facebook!   If you’ve been coming here for a while or following me on Instagram (Jehancancook) then it’s no secret that I love rice!  It’s only natural since I spend a 1/3 of my life living in a rice producing country where rice was a staple.   The typical Guyanese eats rice daily; take my mom for example – if I make macaroni and cheese she immediately asks “where’s the...Read more …
REVIEW:MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER

REVIEW:MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER

This little corner of mine on the internet has brought amazing opportunities over the years!  In the past 6 months I’ve been in a national brand’s TV commercial and on their YouTube channel, be a part of a weekly Podcast radio show and worked with amazing brands to provide paid content.  I recently had the opportunity to test drive a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander 3.0 GT for a week!  What does this have to do with food? Well food has to...Read more …
STEWED BEEF AND COU COU

STEWED BEEF AND COU COU

Cou Cou, Barbados’ national dish is made with cornmeal and okra and it’s amazing.  Like many other dishes in the Caribbean, this dish has African roots and is similar to grits or polenta.  Savory cornmeal dishes are popular around the world but this has a Caribbean stamp when it comes to flavor.  In other parts of the Caribbean this dish is also known as fungi and is usually served with some sort of stew.  I decided to make a dark...Read more …
COWHEEL SOUP

COWHEEL SOUP

And we have yet another soup recipe because since January rolled around, the temperature has dropped (as it should) here in Atlanta and I’m constantly seeking a source of warmth.   I must admit that while I do love cowheel soup, it is not something that I prepare often since my husband is not a fan of cowheel.  Cowheel is quite popular in the Guyana and the Caribbean and is most used in soup,  souse and pepperpot.   This tough piece of...Read more …
SALMON CROQUETTES

SALMON CROQUETTES

Here’s a quick and simple meal that you can make in a pinch with a few pantry ingredients and fresh herbs. I love salmon croquettes and will make these when in a hurry. It can be made with roasted salmon or canned salmon; be sure to pick out all bones and remove the skin. I used canned salmon for this recipe and used a herbs and pepper to bring a fresh element to the dish.  These can be served with...Read more …
DIY SNACK STADIUM

DIY SNACK STADIUM

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias I have always been fascinated with snack stadiums so when I got the opportunity to make on for game day, I was beyond excited! Not only do I get to make this awesome centerpiece but I will share with you how I did it. I headed to Walmart to collect all my necessary supplies; I needed building material and snacks to fill...Read more …
MAPLE DIJON SALMON

MAPLE DIJON SALMON

Happy New Year to all! I’m kicking off the new year with one of my favorite recipes to make for my family. I prepare my Maple Dijon Salmon pretty often and thought it was time to share the recipe with you all! It’s delicious and takes less than 30 minutes to make, what’s not to love? I usually serve this with a seasoned rice and roasted vegetables like green beans or aparagus. Maple Dijon Glazed Salmon 1 1/2 lb salmon...Read more …
CARIBBEAN RUM CAKE

CARIBBEAN RUM CAKE

If you’re not familiar with the famous Tortoga Rum Cakes then you are in for a treat! I first had a taste of these moist, buttery cakes a few years ago and have been hooked ever since. I’ve been searching the internet for a version that comes close but most were made with a cake mix. I was looking for a version that was made from scractch when I stumbled on this recipe from King Arthur Flour. Let me tell...Read more …
EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyCheesy #CollectiveBias With Christmas rapidly approaching, most of us are entertaining more than ever. The one thing that you always want to avoid when entertaining is spending too much time in the kitchen! We have all been there at one point or the other; the guests are outside dining and drinking while you’re stuck in the kitchen trying to crank out dishes. The key...Read more …