Welcome to the 2020 Juneteenth Cookout Takeover! I’m participating with a group of fantastic Black Food Bloggers to bring you some delicious recipes to help you celebrate and amplify black culinary creatives. You’ll find a HUGE list of recipe links at the bottom of this post!
You need this Sweet Potato and Black Eyed Peas Salad recipe in your life! Mildly sweet and loaded with fiber, this delicious dish is perfect for your Juneteenth celebration. (more…)
Fried rice is the PERFECT weeknight meal, you can use up a bunch of stuff you already have cooked in the fridge. Fresh and frozen vegetables, Chinese sausage or smoked sausage, chicken, shrimp or ham…IT’S ALL GOOD!(more…)
Kwanzaa a cultural celebration of Pan African reconnection, from December 26 to January 1st, includes a FEAST on December 31st. If you’re wondering what to serve for this feast I have a few ideas about what to cook for Kwanzaa. I’m making this Crispy Black Eyed Pea and Yuca Cakes recipe by Senegalese Chef Pierre Thiam. (more…)
Yes folks, I’m at it again. Cutting carbs that is. I started the yea off strong but fell off the wagon after a few months (a story that’s familiar to many of you, I’m sure). Weight loss has been an ongoing struggle of mine but I’m not giving up. (more…)
This simple and delicious salad is full of fresh, raw vegetables lightly brined with apples cider vinegar. Pickling the onions takes some of the “bite” out of them and picking softens the cucumbers a bit. The carrots and sugar snap peas retain (more…)