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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps – a 30-minute meal that is healthy, light and lip-smacking good. It’s as good as those you can order at a restaurant! There’s no question about my deep love for soul food. But from time to time, I also try to squeeze in some dishes across culture. …

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup  – buttery, sweet caramelized onions in a rich and beefy broth topped with a cheesy toasted bread that is sure to knock your socks off. Truly easy and comforting!    There’s some quite magical in this easy French onion soup recipe. I don’t know if its the …

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Baked Cod Recipe

Baked Cod Recipe – tender and flaky cod fillets smothered in a lemon garlic sauce with a kiss of heat. A super tasty low-carb dinner in just 20 minutes! Hello, new month! We’re opening the first week of March with a vibrant dinner dish (as promised in my last email) …

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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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