Plant Based Busy – Brie Sandwich

My favorite living chef is probably Jacques Pepin. Not only does he say Black American chefs taught him how to cook American food in the 1960's, his stories of growing up poor in France, working in his family's kitchen with his first responsibility to ensure the fire was started properly, somewhat reminds me of my… Continue reading Plant Based Busy – Brie Sandwich

Happy Labor Day 2019!

I want to formally thank Jocelyn Delk Adams for selecting my Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe as one of her 20+ BEST Labor Day Recipes To Make Your Holiday A Hit. You can also make extra Jerk Sauce and present it to your barbecue host or hostess today. Enjoy your life always!

Sustainable Eating

I was embarrassed as a kid because my mother required me cook dinner for our family. At least she made my brother cook too unlike some of my friends parents with Southern roots - the girls did all the inside work, the boys the outside - but she certainly did treat my brother better than… Continue reading Sustainable Eating

Plant-Based Busy: Mushroom Kale Quiche

The 1970's were a compelling time for BIPOC, women and sustaining food trends. Vegetarianism, organic and macrobiotic diets were sprouting on the Left Coast near where I grew up in New Age, crystal tinged town. I wanted to become a vegetarian at age 10 when I somehow found out what hot dogs were made of.… Continue reading Plant-Based Busy: Mushroom Kale Quiche

Mango Passionfruit Mate

New to my tea pantheon is Uruguayan favorite, Yerba Mate. Mate is the caffeinated beverage of choice in much of South America much like coffee here, but this delicious brew will rarely keep you up at night. The benefits of mate outweigh the North American favorite and Green Tea too because it is loaded with… Continue reading Mango Passionfruit Mate