1001 WAYS TO COOK CHICKEN – ##CITRUS CHICKEN

There I go again with the feathery one. I do think I consume chicken at least 3 to 5 times for the week. I’ll have it curried, barbecued, jerked (with Jamaican-spices), Asian style and various other styles. Clearly, it’s my go protein in a big way. And, although grocery prices are exorbitant, still chicken remains…

BRAISED OXTAILS WITH A HINT OF RED WINE….AND THAT WAS SUPPER!!

The price of oxtails is ‘through the roof’. I guess because of the holidays, the stores take advantage of their customers. I couldn’t believe the price the last time I saw it. It was close to $6.00 per pound. Come on,  you’re talking about a meat made up of bone, a little meat and fat…

SOUP FOR COMFORT AND TO GRAB AND GO….##SPLIT-PEAS SOUP

Guys, like most of you, my week is super busy. And, if I don’t prepare for my dietary intake for most of the week, I’m liable to consume the wrong foods. I’m looking for easy, nutritious, tasty and inexpensive meals. Therefore, soup is one of my go to meals. It’s a one pot wonder chock…

SOMETIMES, YOU JUST HAVE TO CREATE A PICNIC ON THE INDOORS

I like to take advantage of the beautiful Fall weather here in Florida when I can. Therefore, a few days ago when the forecast called for a cool and dry week-end, I was elated. You see, it doesn’t take much for me to be happy. Moreover, living here in So. Florida, U.S.A, you take the…

SIMPLE TIPS TO REDUCE STRESS IN THE KITCHEN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Christmas, Hanukkah and other holidays are of great fun, laughter, reflections, traditions, and celebration. On the other hand,  they can also be stressful especially if you’re hosting and catering to others. Even if prepared, the season can leave one frazzled and tired. As a host, it’s vital that you approach the holidays with the operative…

GUYS, IT’S NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY!!

  I’m celebrating Cupcake Day with delicious chocolate cupcakes baked with a hint of white rum and left-over coffee (fr. this morn’s brew). In American’s culinary world, cupcakes have been around since the 19th century; and continues to put a smile on everyone’s face. HAPPY CUPCAKE DAY GUYS!!