Tag: African American

21st Century Tales

21st Century Tales

I used to tutor Brown, Black and White elementary school children in after school programs. The first Black principal in Tucson Unified School District, Dr. Anna Jolivet used to be the principal at a school I tutored at; her husband Clarence Jolivet was a descendant 

5 Minute Zucchini

5 Minute Zucchini

Mom used to make this in the 70s and 80s, my updated version is for the 2020s – 5 Minute Zucchini is quick, simple, tasty and healthy. I wanted to eat the entire saucepan but I shared. Thank you to the people that continuously share 

Healthy Deluxe Grilled Cheese

Healthy Deluxe Grilled Cheese

I came up with this sandwich sometime shortly after becoming a vegetarian in 1983. This was a pre-outside of Austin Whole Foods era, during which I frequented and ultimately joined a natural food co-op. I began Collards partly to expand the health food sphere to 

Superb Smothered Chicken

Superb Smothered Chicken

Happy Women’s History Month! The 2020 Women’s History Month theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote.” The theme honors “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” I