A SWEET MANGO SALSA TO TEMPER MY SPICY THIGHS ##GRILLED JERK THIGHS AND MANGO SALSA

I guess island life was on my mind when I embarked on cooking supper earlier on. I’m not a huge lover of mango; however, I do like same in a salsa or drink. I got this golden/yellow one that I placed in the refrigerator to stop the ripening process. Having a few ingredients on handContinue reading “A SWEET MANGO SALSA TO TEMPER MY SPICY THIGHS ##GRILLED JERK THIGHS AND MANGO SALSA”

WARM WEATHER QUENCHER ##WATERMELON SALAD

There’s no denying, summer temperatures are already present. And when the reading on the thermostat takes a nose-dive I know that it’s time to adjust my culinary habits. During this period, I seek dishes that are light, easy and tasty. I don’t wish to be laboring endlessly in front of a stove. Gone are theContinue reading “WARM WEATHER QUENCHER ##WATERMELON SALAD”

A HAPPY HEART BEAT #OLD FASHIONED OATMEAL WITH FLAX SEEDS AND BERRIES

It was quite a heart healthy kind of morning for yours truly. Already my heart was skipping and in a joyful mood from my morning workout. Thus, I wanted to keep same going. With endorphins kicking, I made my way to my kitchenette poured some old-fashioned oatmeal in a small stockpot along with some wholeContinue reading “A HAPPY HEART BEAT #OLD FASHIONED OATMEAL WITH FLAX SEEDS AND BERRIES”

NO TOSSING OF MY CHICKEN BACK PARTS ##CHICKEN BACK SOUP WITH CORN/PUMPKIN

When it comes to utilizing a whole chicken, I’m first in line. Nothing goes to waste for yours truly. So, I had previously made chicken dishes from the dark and white portions. As a matter of fact, it was just a couple of days ago I had the left-overs of a super delicious curried chickenContinue reading “NO TOSSING OF MY CHICKEN BACK PARTS ##CHICKEN BACK SOUP WITH CORN/PUMPKIN”

RECIPE FOR SWEET POTATO PATTIES

The ingredients for sweet potato patties are: Sweet potatoes (2 med) Bread crumbs (2 table spoon) Salt (a pinch) Cinnamon (1/4 teaspoon) Honey (1 teaspoon or sprinkle of sugar) (optional) Whole wheat flour (3 table spoon) ¬†Canola oil to cover the bottom of skillet Method: Scrub potatoes with brush, dry and then use a forkContinue reading “RECIPE FOR SWEET POTATO PATTIES”

PERFECT CULINARY BEDFELLOWS #GRILLED SALMON AND SWEET POTATO PATTIES

I’ve experienced both¬† repeatedly. I love them because they keep me satiated for hours. Moreover, when I’m in a state of rush, they take minutes to prepare and cook delicious dishes. I guess that’s why after a hectic day on the grind, I chose to make yours truly a salmon and sweet potato meal. InContinue reading “PERFECT CULINARY BEDFELLOWS #GRILLED SALMON AND SWEET POTATO PATTIES”

IT WAS AN ITALIAN SURF/TURF AFFAIR #GRILLED EGGPLANT/SHRIMP AND ROASTED CHICKEN WINGLETS

It didn’t take me long to decide on what to prepare and cook for supper. You see, already I had tomatoes (vine-ripe/plummy) perched onto of my counter. With a quick stretch, I fetched my smooth and shiny eggplant along with olives, capers, onions, scallion. I allowed my cutting board and chef’s knife to do theContinue reading “IT WAS AN ITALIAN SURF/TURF AFFAIR #GRILLED EGGPLANT/SHRIMP AND ROASTED CHICKEN WINGLETS”

TIPS FOR FOOD PREPARATIONS/SUPPLIES FOR THE HURRICANE SEASON

As we enter the peak of the hurricane season and continue to watch Tropical storm Erika, I’ve decided to reblog a previous post I did on the onset of the season. I think it’s relevant then and moreso now.Be prepared. “The merry month of May made its rapid exit, and in comes the month ofContinue reading “TIPS FOR FOOD PREPARATIONS/SUPPLIES FOR THE HURRICANE SEASON”

DRUNKEN ROASTED CHICKEN AND POTATOES ##HEINEKEN/HERBS

I admit it; over the years, I’ve never been a big lover of beer. Oddly enough, I usually enjoy a bottle or can when the temperatures are sizzling on the outskirts and I’m busily doing manual work at home. That’s when I’m sweating and I can guzzle down a very cool bottle. It has toContinue reading “DRUNKEN ROASTED CHICKEN AND POTATOES ##HEINEKEN/HERBS”