INTERNATIONAL COFFEE DAY!!

Hey guys, today, (Sept. 29, 2014) is International Coffee Day. Some of the establishments that are participating in this freebie of the good ole coffee beans are: **DUNKIN DONUTS **KRISPY KREME DONUTS **McDONALD’S **STARBUCKS and many more coffee houses. Guys, go out there and get your coffee fix NOW!

THE ELEGANT BOSC PEARS POACHED IN RICH MERLOT

Let your Fall pears (Bosc) stand out further by poaching them in a vibrant hue of Merlot wine. These pears are excellent for poaching because they retain their shape beautifully. With a sprinkle of cinnamon spice and a touch of honey or any sweetener, you can transform them into a great snack or dessert. Do…

FALL IS HERE….OH, I’VE A CRAVING FOR A HEARTY LENTIL SOUP

As I glimpse outside my glass door I realize that there’s a transformation that is gradually in progress. If you’re not cognizant, you might just miss the changing of the guard. Lately, the sun is quite late to rise its head. And, when it does, it shines so brilliantly, but, I’ve also noticed that it’s…

PAN-FRIED LEMON SNAPPER FISH WITH CREAMY POLENTA/JAMAICAN SPINACH (CALLALOO)

This dish brings me back to my roots (my Jamaican roots). However, I’ve tweaked it a bit. Before I fried fish, I infused oil(combination of canola/coconut) with garlic, pimento(all spice) and thyme on low heat. Then I pan-fried fish and generously squeezed fresh lemon. Instead of a mainly vinegar-based topping of escovitch sauce, I incorporated…

CURRIED CHICKEN WITH AN INFUSION OF COCONUT MILK

Guys, lately I’ve been feeling like an “all you can eat Chinese restaurant” where you can choose from 100 chicken dishes. You see, I’ve been consuming quite a lot of chicken in different styles. What can I say? I love the dear bird. Moreover, it’s still relatively inexpensive compared to meats. Once again, today I…

GIMME MI NECK BONES AND GIBLETS, PLEASE!

Sometimes I purchase a whole cut-up chicken which in the past included the dark and white portions along with the neck bone and giblets. Giblets are really the edible offal of the fowl which consists of gizzard, liver, and other areas. However, lately, I’ve observed certain missing parts. The question is, “Where are my neck/back…