KALE AND BUTTER BEAN STEW

KALE AND BUTTER BEAN STEW

There has been a battle in my home for the past couple of months.   Between my husband wanting to eat more vegan meals and me trying to lose the baby weight (eye roll) and having a young son who wants nothing to do with vegetables, meal time has been quite challenging.   Creating meals to cater to all of our tastes has been quite a task and this Kale and Butter Bean Stew satisfied 2 out of 3 of our appetites....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 …
SMOKED TURKEY WING AND CORN SOUP

SMOKED TURKEY WING AND CORN SOUP

What’s not to love about soup? It’s a one pot dish that versatile and warms you up from the inside out. Every time that I make soup it’s always a different combination; I almost never make the same soup twice! I’ve shared a different corn soup, a beef soup, chicken tortellini soup and a split peas soup in the past. I usually add whatever vegetable or meat that I feel like eating at the time. For this soup I used...Read more …
9 SOUPS AND STEWS TO TRY THIS WINTER

9 SOUPS AND STEWS TO TRY THIS WINTER

When it’s cold outside its all about keeping warm on the inside. These soups and stews are perfect for the cooler weather and some even will help you to keep your New Years Resolution(eh hem..eat healthy, lose weight). I’m a huge fan of stews and soups as it’s usually very simple to make but has a lot of flavor. Enjoy! Caribbean Fish Stew Jerk Stew Chicken Split Pea Soup Caribbean Chicken Soup Oxtail Stew Beef Soup with Cornmeal Dumplings Beef...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 …
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 …
BEEF SOUP WITH CORNMEAL DUMPLINGS

BEEF SOUP WITH CORNMEAL DUMPLINGS

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest! Most soups are considered cold weather fare yet in the Caribbean and Guyana where its hot year round soups are extremely popular and are typically served on the weekends.   There are hearty soups that are made up of various meats, vegetables and ground provisions (root vegetables such as cassava, sweet potatoes and yellow yam).   Then you have the lighter soups such are Fish Broth and Manish Water...Read more …
SPLIT PEA SOUP

SPLIT PEA SOUP

There’s no doubt that Fall in knocking on our doors, well more like kicking the door in.   It’s pretty much rained for most of July and August here in Atlanta which gave us a break from the normal sweltering Southern heat.  While I enjoyed the cooler temperatures, as September is rapidly approach it has dawned on me that Summer is over.   In rolls the season for soups and hearty stews that will stick to your bones once the...Read more …
Caribbean Chicken Soup and Parsley Dumplings

Caribbean Chicken Soup and Parsley Dumplings

And my two weeks of no meat has finally come to an end and I survived to tell the tale.  Surprisingly I didn’t miss it at all!   Even though I didn’t eat meat, I cooked it a few times for the Mr. because he just couldn’t survive without it.  I was totally surprised at my willpower and lack of interest; I didn’t even sneak a bite.   At the end of the two weeks I celebrated by making a Cinco De Mayo feast, and oh...Read more …