Cinco de Mayo is exactly one week away. This means you have access to this fresh Grapefruit Margarita recipe on this week’s thirsty Thursday and next week. Yes, Thursday Thursday and cinco de Mayo fall on the same day. Can you say celebration? Bring on the margaritas, tacos, chips, salsa, and everything else in between!Read More
Raise your hand if you love brussel sprouts? Now raise your hand if you used to hate brussel sprouts but now you love them? If your hands were up for both of those questions then we have a lot in common. Brussel sprouts seems to be one of those vegetables people either hate or love. There tends to be no in between on indecisiveness when it comes to these little veggies. However, I challenge you to give these Sweet Chili Brussel Sprouts a try even if you don’t particularly care for Brussel sprouts. The mix of flavors bring such a unique sweet and savory taste that can surely make any vegetable taste delicious.Read More
If you read yesterday’s blog post and thought “there has to be a recipe to use with this blueberry simple syrup” then you are correct! If you’ve never had a French 75 drink think of it as a mimosa with a stronger twist. However, I guarantee you’ve never tasted a Blueberry Lemon French 75 and you need one…now. The fresh blueberry simple syrup adds the perfect extra layer of flavor in this drink.Read More
We know Spring is officially around the corner when daylight savings is almost here. This Sunday don’t forget to set your clocks to “spring forward”. With an extra hour of sunlight and spring starting on the 20th it’s only right to celebrate with our choice of 4 cocktails perfect for spring! There’s something about spring time that calls for a refreshing light drink, and good conversation with great company.Read More
I’m proud to collaborate with more than 30 Black recipe developers as we celebrate Black History Month 2022. This Virtual Potluck explores Black food through the lens of Afrofuturism. Our collaboration of recipes explores the intersection of the Black diaspora via culture, future, geopolitics, imagination, liberation, culture, and technology.
Cook and share the inspiring recipes by checking out the list of participants below. Follow each participant and continue the discussion with us on social media using the hashtag #BHMVP2022!
Black History Month 2022 is here which means it’s time to celebrate everything and everyone Black. As the poet Theresa tha S. O. N. G. B. I. R. D so eloquently stated “Black is an adjective, adverb, color, and noun.” For this years Black History Month I’ve joined a collaboration with Eat The Culture to contribute a recipe centered around Afrofuturism. I decided to create this beautiful and refreshingly delicious Dragon Fruit Pineapple Rum Punch. It’s a dose of South Africa meets the Caribbean and I can’t wait for you all to try it!Read More
It’s almost the first weekend of November which means it’s time for me to put up my Christmas decorations! I am absolutely the person who starts celebrating Christmas the day after Halloween until the new year. I also believe in sipping on a delicious adult beverage and singing Christmas songs while decorating my home. As you can guess, my drink of choice this year is a delicious Apple Pie a la Mimosa.Read More
Goudaaaa! *Sung in Marshall Erickson’s voice* If you never watched the tv show “How I Met Your Mother” then you won’t get the gouda reference…sorry! In other news, you never knew how much you needed this Bacon & Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese in your life. The flavor from the caramelized bacon pieces and smoky flavors of the cheese are a match made in heaven. Not to mention this is a stovetop mac and cheese recipe which means easy and to the point.Read More
Happy Independence Day, Belize! Today is the 40th anniversary of Belize’s independence from Britain. To celebrate such a special occasion I’m here to share one of my favorite Belizean dishes. Belizean Garnaches have been one of my favorite foods since I was a little girl. My love for them has only gotten stronger as I’ve gotten older. They’re easy to make and full of flavors you never knew needed to be put together.Read More
Happy first official day of fall to all of you! Comfort season calls for comfort food and that’s exactly what I’m sharing with you today. These 6 Comfort Food Recipes for Fall are sure to get you in the spirit of crisp air, falling leaves, and warm blankets. Here we have a variety of recipes with multiple ways to prepare them. I love a good crockpot recipe just as much as I love a classic stove top recipe. When we switch it up we get to enjoy the much more. But what matters the most is to feel the comfort the comfort food gives to us in this season.
We made it y’all! We officially made it to the month of fall! Fall technically starts on September 22nd. However, I don’t need that type of negativity in my life so fall starts on September 1st in this household. Here is how my seasonal calendar works: Fall is from September 1st to October 31st. Christmas is from November 1st until December 25th. Yes, I said fall and then Christmas to describe the seasons. Now that this is established, let me help you get prepared for fall by sharing the details of this delicious breakfast Cinnamon Apple French Toast recipe.Read More