FALL HAS ARRIVED FOR QUITE SOMETIME

There is an English proverb that says, “It’s better to begin in the evening than not at all.” In my native country (Jamaica), we would say, “It never too late for a shower of rain.” How are these sayings relevant to Fall you might ask? You see, I went on a little hiatus (sometime in…

THE ABSTINENCE OF CERTAIN FOODS #LENTEN SEASON

The Lenten season is rapidly coming to a close. This date on the calendar changes each year. For 2017, it started on March 1 which is considered Ash Wednesday. And, it ends on Saturday, April 15. This period in the Christian faith is to reflect on the journey of Christ when he fasted forty days and nights….

DAIRY QUEEN SPRING GIVEAWAY

Just in time for the first day of spring. And, it has sprung in a sweet and refreshing way. Dairy Queen is offering a #free cone to its customers. It’s called “Free Cone Day” in its 3rd year. Dairy Queen has over 6,700 locations worldwide. However, only the stores in the United States excluding the mall locations will…

DOMINO’S PIZZA IS TAKING A BITE IN THE NUPTIAL BUS.

The popular pizza chain, Domino’s has expanded its brand by creating a niche in the wedding line. No longer will wedding guests be limited to household and fine China as gifts to newly weds. When you think about it, how many pots and pans does a couple need. Thanks to a wedding registry offered by Domino’s, guests can…

NATIONAL BAGEL/PIZZA DAY #FREEBIES!

If you are not watching your carbs intake, today is one to celebrate. It’s National Bagel and National Pizza Day! Grab your iPhones and smartphones and retrieve a digital coupon. Make your way to your nearest eatery for a delicious slice of pizza and bagel. Some of the selected establishments where you can redeem your coupons…

AN OGLING HAM BONE…OH, WHAT TO DO?

The holidays have come and gone. And, we are gifted a brand new year. Many of us have made resolutions. Yes, one of the common plans is to be fit and shed those pesky ‘holiday’ pounds. And, I say ‘bravo!’ to us all. I don’t know about you; but, I’m in quite a pickle. You see, I’m a…

A FEW OF JAMAICA’S FINEST #CALLALOO PLUS

So it’s back to basics for yours truly. It always warms my heart and stomach to indulge in Mother Nature’s offerings. I’m doing that with a few of Jamaica’s wholesome foods in the form of: Callaloo (Jamaica’s spinach) Breadfruit (great starchy substitute for rice, pasta, yam) Avocado Pumpkin Plantain Plum tomatoes Garlic Thanks to my…

ANOTHER STEP CLOSER TO #COCONUT MILK

I’m in a state of elation. Once again, Mother Nature has bestowed one of her wholesome foods. It too me a virtually less than ten minutes to extract these creamy and nutritious dices of coconut from the hard husk. With a few bangs with a hammer, I was able to open the husk. Out came…

FARRO ALL THE WAY!! #PROTEIN/FIBER GALORE!

Once again, I jumped overboard. I hit the Mediterranean  coast. There, I discovered a grain that has been around for many centuries. It’s hearty and quite satisfying. Moreover, it’s loaded with an abundance of protein and fibers. Any meal that can fill me up, count me in! I didn’t have to travel to that part…

I SEE POSSIBILITIES! #GRILLED PINEAPPLE

I can’t wait to have my way with these tropical delights. I’m no psychic or no seer; but, I can foresee these grilled slices of pineapple being paired with a poultry dish and a delectable dessert. Yippee! I can’t wait.

SUMMER CULINARY HABITS THAT SAVE $$$’S AND FOOD SAFETY

When the cooler temperatures morph into the sizzling ones, I know it’s time for me to make adjustments and changes along the culinary line. These moves help in the prevention of food spoilage which subsequently allow me to obtain my money’s worth. Some of the steps I generally take are: – Reduce the number on…