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Hurricane Drink Recipe

Hurricane Drink – popular in New Orleans, this fun rum-filled tropical cocktail with a lovely pairing of passion fruit and orange juice is the perfect drink to remind you of summer and parties. Happiness in a glass! Whenever I like pressing that forward button for summer to come early, I …

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King Cake

King Cake – a popular and traditional New Orleans ring-shaped cake made with a yeast dough and for this version, a scrumptious pecan-cinnamon filling. A colorful and wonderful cake to make at home! It’s been a while since I last had a piece of King Cake. So when I heard …

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Sauteed Spinach

Sauteed Spinach – super quick and easy healthy sides that goes well with most proteins. A good way to eat more greens without realizing it! Spinach is like a part of my everyday life. Perhaps, it’s my go-to healthy sides especially during times when I don’t want to think hard …

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Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Chicken Parmesan Recipe – fried and breaded chicken breast smothered with tomato sauce and cheeses then baked until bubbly and gooey. One of the best comforting baked chicken you’ll ever have! Cheese and chicken are always a perfect combination. They are inseparable and unbeatable. A classic comfort food in every …

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Grits Recipe

Grits Recipe – A Southern staple breakfast or side dish that is creamy, cheesy and so versatile. Best served with eggs, sausages for breakfast and with other meaty proteins! Our Black History Month food celebration won’t be complete without this Southern staple GRITS. If you miss our Black History Month …

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Beignets (New Orleans)

 Beignets – These  New Orleans doughnuts are the best! Soft, pillowy and light just like the ones eat at Cafe du Monde but  taste even better! You can’t beat Homemade. I  grew up eating and adoring Puff Puff – a popular traditional West African deep fried dough. Eating them all day …

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New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder – creamy white hearty soup made with fresh tender clams, potatoes and smokey bacon. Definitely a great comforting dish on a season like this! I’m not  a big fan of clams. I find them intimidating to cook and scoop. That’s just me! But when I first …

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Paprika Chicken Legs

Paprika Chicken Legs – Resist the temptation of cooking the same thing over and over and make this Baked Garlic Paprika Chicken Legs. It’s packed with great flavors from garlic, onion, cayenne pepper, herbs and, of course, paprika. It’ll be a new family favorite easy dish!   The whole family …

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Beer Bread

Beer Bread – super easy beer bread recipe using baking staple ingredients with NO kneading involved. It’s as easy as mix, dump and bake! Buttery with a slight crust on top and just the right amount of sweetness. Although I’m not a huge drinker myself (I got a low-alcohol tolerance), …

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How To Make a Simple Basic Tomato Sauce

I think it’s best to write an article here because it is the basis and key to several dishes. Jollof rice, stew, vegetable stew… I even used it to make Yam Pottage. The ingredients depend on your requirements. You can add more Habaneros to make it more spicy; some people …

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