PERFECT PARTNERS #ROASTED PUMPKIN RINGS/SALMON PATTIES

Needed the ideal partner for my salmon patties. Went with roasted pumpkin rings which turned out to be just the perfect pairing I was seeking. Drizzled olive oil on pumpkin along with a pinch of salt, powdered ginger, and paprika. Then, roasted pumpkin rings on baking tray in oven at 405-degree Fahrenheit for approximately 35Continue reading “PERFECT PARTNERS #ROASTED PUMPKIN RINGS/SALMON PATTIES”

CREAMY POLENTA IN THE COMPANY OF SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

The flavors, spices, and ingredients were ‘popping’ in my kitchen. Didn’t have to hop on a plane, bus or train to garner a Jamaican, Italian and Southern experience. With the aid of a few relatively inexpensive ingredients, I was able to turn out quite a mouth-watering dish. My pantry yielded a pack of cornmeal forContinue reading “CREAMY POLENTA IN THE COMPANY OF SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP”

I SEE BANANA/OATMEAL PANCAKES IN THE MAKING

Look ye here! Look ye here! I’ve the main ingredients for banana and oatmeal pancakes over here!  It’s nothing new; but for me, whenever I enjoy a dish, I’ve no qualms in a repeat performance. To others, they may see a couple wilted bananas to be tossed. But, oh no! My taste buds and IContinue reading “I SEE BANANA/OATMEAL PANCAKES IN THE MAKING”

I SEE POSSIBILITIES!! ##CARROTS AND PUMPKIN WEDGES

Who knows where these wholesome foods will take me? In my culinary mind, I see roasted pumpkin wedges and carrot sprinkled with the warm and aromatic flavors of cinnamon and ginger spices. The result could be used as a great side dish. Or, maybe, a delicious mash. From the looks of things, it’s another chillyContinue reading “I SEE POSSIBILITIES!! ##CARROTS AND PUMPKIN WEDGES”

RED BEANS(PEAS) SOUP WITH ROOT VEGGIES AND HAM BONES/PIG’S TAIL

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”

A MAHI MAHI CATCH!! #PAN-SEARED FISH

My palate and I were in a seafood kind of mood for supper. It was quite a delightful change to place  a hold on the feathery one (chicken) and indulged in a light yet satisfying seafood meal. On my last shopping trip I secured a couple Mahi mahi steaks. Mahi mahi are commonly known asContinue reading “A MAHI MAHI CATCH!! #PAN-SEARED FISH”