AUTUMN’S GREENS CAN BE SUCH A TREAT

The great thing about autumn is that it has these awesome and wholesome vegetables. A couple of days ago, I picked up these goodies. Their brilliant green hues screamed out to me. Moreover, their prices were quite competitive compared to a few months ago. After all, it’s their season to be plentiful, so I nabbed.Continue reading “AUTUMN’S GREENS CAN BE SUCH A TREAT”

WARM STACK OF PUMPKIN/BANANA PANCAKES WITH A SPREAD OF FRESH CRANBERRY JAM

It was raining ‘cats/dogs’ this morn. As I made my way from the ‘grave-shift’ Grind, all was on my mind was something warm/sweet and comforting. Hence, I made my pumpkin and banana pancakes with a hint of fresh ginger.Oh, so divine! This time of the year (Fall), calls for fresh cranberries in the marketplace. So,Continue reading “WARM STACK OF PUMPKIN/BANANA PANCAKES WITH A SPREAD OF FRESH CRANBERRY JAM”

THIS SHEPHERD’S PIE IS NO MARLARKEY….IT COULD MAKE YOU DO THE RIVERDANCE

Shepherd’s pie is a popular Irish dish. Traditionally, the dish is cooked with lamb or mutton (goat’s meat). However, in many households across the globe, cooks have placed their personal touch and have substituted the lamb/mutton for chopped beef or some other meat. Over the years, I do think I must have cooked this well-lovedContinue reading “THIS SHEPHERD’S PIE IS NO MARLARKEY….IT COULD MAKE YOU DO THE RIVERDANCE”

TIPS ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR A STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY PARTY

Once again, it’s that time of the year. Believe it or not, it’s the holiday season. It makes you wonder where time has elapsed. Before you know it, we will be decorating and carving that bird for Thanksgiving. Already the stores are laden with toys under the Christmas trees and the Hanukkah decorations are notContinue reading “TIPS ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR A STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY PARTY”

A SUPER DELIGHTFUL/HEALTHY STUFFED CHAYOTE (CHO CHO) DISH TO WHET YR APPETITE

Chayote is a squash-like fruit/vegetable(?) that is predominantly sold in markets in the veggie section. But, because of its light green and pear-like appearance some consider it a tropical fruit. It is originally grown in Mexico and Central America. The name varies from region to region. In Jamaica, it’s called “cho cho”. And traditionally it’sContinue reading “A SUPER DELIGHTFUL/HEALTHY STUFFED CHAYOTE (CHO CHO) DISH TO WHET YR APPETITE”