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 aContinue reading “AN OGLING HAM BONE…OH, WHAT TO DO?”
IT’S DEJA VU
– IF IT’S SATURDAY, I’VE TO ##SOUP IT!!
Time was of the essence. When it comes to this time of the year (approaching summer), perishables get a beating. Had some of nature’s wholesome foods (kale/broccoli) on hand. From the looks of a portion of same, they were heading downhill. Decided to transform them into a creamy and smooth dish in the form ofContinue reading “BROCCOLI AND KALE SOUP ##FIBER!!”
It is said that these healthy legumes (lentils) date back to Bible days where Jacob traded same to Esau for his birthright. For thousands of years, lentils have graced many Mediterranean, Asian, African and other tables. This was music to my ears. As I washed my tiny beans I smiled knowing what was in store. Continue reading “NO TRADING MOOD #LENTIL SOUP”
The first day of 2016 found me quite naughty in the kitchen. You see, I blame my childhood friends, Dorna and Clova. They requested a Jamaican favorite, red beans (well, we call it ‘peas’ in Jamaica) soup with pig’s tail, left-over ham bone and a medley of root veggies. I’ve consumed this soup numerous timeContinue reading “RED BEANS(PEAS) SOUP WITH ROOT VEGGIES AND HAM BONES/PIG’S TAIL”
What a difference a day makes! Once again, we here in South Florida, U.S.A. have been blessed with a snippet of Fall. I woke up to the trees doing their signature dance as the blustery winds took hold of their branches. I was also fortunate to behold the trees ridding themselves of a few weakenedContinue reading “ROASTED CARROT/PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATO SOUP BY THE WATER’S EDGE”
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”