HOLIDAY GREETINGS!!

AS WE CELEBRATE THIS SPECIAL TIME OF THE YEAR, MAY WE GAIN TREMENDOUS JOY AND PEACE THAT WILL INCREASE TO THE COMING 2017!! DO REMEMBER THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER HAVE A VOICE ON THE OTHER END OF THE ##PHONE. YOU NEVER KNOW, THAT SELFLESS AND HEARTWARMING ACT, MAY DO A WORLD OF GOOD FOR BOTH…

OH, THOSE YULETIDE CAROLS AND PIES/FRUIT CAKES!

Guys, let’s face it.When it comes to the month of December, to me, it’s considered the ‘cheating month’ (well, in respect of the culinary side of things). My solution is quite simple. I think we should just surrender and enjoy. After all, this great season comes once per year. First of all, the cool and crispy…

TIME TO HANG THOSE #BALLS!! #CHRISTMAS TIME!

So, once again the Christmas season has sprung upon us. And, you can’t help but to wonder, “What the frankincense has happened!” Who knows? Maybe, a few among us may have just boxed up last year’s decorations. Shame on you!!As a matter of fact, this good pal of mine recently revealed that she just stowed away…

SERVED UP SOME TURKEY CHILI!!

When the snow birds come calling, I take it as a cue to comfort my palate. With falling temperatures, it’s important that I find the right dish to warm this stomach of mine. Could have gone a myriad of ways; however, I chose to pay a visit to a familiar dish of mine. Can’t go…

CURRY GOODNESS!! #CURRIED DRUMSTICKS/THIGHS

This is a well-trodden culinary path for yours truly. And oh, what beautiful and delicious path it is. As a result, I was overjoyed to return and savor all the aromatic and mouth-watering flavors. All it took was a few  chops of  drumsticks and thighs (skin off/bone-in) and the infusion of one of my favorite…

BARLEY/LEEK SOUP WITH PAN-SEARED SHRIMP

Kicked up my lunch to a satisfying and nutritious notch. Went with one of autumn’s popular vegetables, leeks. These sweet and subtle flavors were excellent to pair with barley. Did it my way by adding other fresh/pantry ingredients like: onions carrot celery veggie bouillon cube salt/black pepper dried oregano fresh thyme veggie broth After sauteing…

1-2-3 EXPRESS #CHICKEN/VEGGIE STIR-FRY

When you’re tired and quite spent, there’s no need to sweat for a long period over a hot range.  Supper can be had in just a few precious minutes. Did just that and reaped a nutritious and delicious dish. Without a doubt, leftovers never tasted that good. Added a few leftover bite-size citrus chicken legs/thighs…