Growing up I did not eat beef or pork, in fact I did not start eating beef or pork until I was well into my 20’s! It was against our religion, and it still is! My parents and my younger brother still do not eat either. What I ate back then I hated with a vengeance! My grandparents grew their own rice in a lagoon, and harvested it once a year.  It was kept in the huge wooden box beneath… Read more »

With just 14 days to Christmas, people scrambling everywhere to finish their Christmas shopping, going to their office parties, trying to throw their own parties and I am here chowing down on this awesome Rigatoni Pie! Oh year, I said Pie. Its not the pie you are thinking of though, this pie did take some patience to put together, but it was well worth it. Layered with a white sauce and topped off with a red meat sauce, sprinkled with… Read more »

I did not celebrate Cinco de Mayo on may 5th! Nope…I did not follow the rest of the crowd and celebrated like a normal person, because I am just not normal! I am my own darn Diva and I do things my way. Instead I whipped up a Mexican Inspired meal on Siete de Mayo! You must try this Mexican inspired Grilled chicken, it turned out fantastic. I totally wanted to share this recipe with my favorite Pouty Pants but… Read more »

Every now and again I get this feeling of nostalgia and miss my home food, but more importantly my mom’s Curry Chicken. Now that I think of it, in 2 more years I would have lived half my life here in Minnesota. I can hardly believe how fast time has flown by! Even though I have been here this Iong, I still miss my Trini food. I doubt very much that will ever go away. One of my most favorite… Read more »

How hard is it to go back to work after the holidays? I feel like I need another vacation after the holidays. Since Santa was sweet enough to deliver an Air Fryer to me for Christmas, I am putting it to work! I have tested out fried chicken with bread crumbs on it and I was not happy with the results…I will have to redo that soon. But this Fried Chicken with no breading was so freaking good! I was so juicy… Read more »