Category Archives: Vegetables

The best stuff to ever grow from dirt.

Sweet Potato Biscuits have redemptive properties

Sweet. Potato. Biscuits. There is nothing much to say about the amazing biscuits that is not said in their name – Sweet Potato Biscuits. I am not a fan of biscuits… and yes, I was born and raised in the … Continue reading

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Still Eating Salads…. all year ’round

This summer, I became the owner of a beautiful 5 pound 14 ounce butternut squash… from a volunteer effort organized by my sorority. Planted during the summer months at the Habesha Community Garden in Atlanta, the squash vine took on … Continue reading

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Otherworldly experiences…just in time for Hallowe’en – No tricks allowed

After a few conversations with different people in the course of a week, I concluded that the heavens were telling me to create this dish. Yep, that is my story, I am sticking to it, and, after you try this … Continue reading

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Irish simplicity – Colcannon

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! For the festivities… I offer a recipe for something quick, simple, and deliciously filling side dish – Colcannon. This dish is quick because you can make it in less than 25 minutes (10 minutes if you … Continue reading

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Arepas are the stuff of weekend lunches

By far, my best way to use leftover chicken or roasted vegetables is to make arepas and stuff the leftovers inside. Arepas are the stuff of Saturday lunches when I do not intend to leave the house. They are hand-held … Continue reading

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A yummy “rip-off” for the holidays…

First, the disclaimer… These Brussel Sprouts are totally a “restaurant rip-off” of the sprouts they serve at Sakaya Kitchen in Midtown Miami. There is nothing original on my part – and I am not even sure of the ingredients or … Continue reading

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Sweetest thing about sweet potatoes

People often ask me for recipes. Because I think that everyone should love cooking; some recipes I gladly share. However, there are some that I do not share and for various reasons. Sometimes the recipes are too complicated for the … Continue reading

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