JEWELED RICE WITH CRANBERRY AND ALMONDS

JEWELED RICE WITH CRANBERRY AND ALMONDS

Jeweled Rice with Cranberries and Almond is the perfect holiday side dish. Packed with crunchy nuts, tart cranberries and a hint of orange, this jeweled rice has all the flavors of the holiday wrapped up in…

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EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyCheesy #CollectiveBias With Christmas rapidly approaching, most of us are entertaining more than ever. The one thing that you…

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GUYANESE BLACK CAKE

GUYANESE BLACK CAKE

This will be a quick post because I am getting my house in order for Christmas.    There’s still vacuuming, laundry, polishing and food preparations to be done!  Oy..I’ve made myself tired just thinking about it.…

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Not Your Average Fruitcake

Not Your Average Fruitcake

  As a child, preparation for Christmas in my household usually starts just after Christmas. When the last piece of black cake and West Indian fruit cake are consumed my mom would set her fruits…

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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

One of my traditions at Christmas is to bake cookies and send to my friends and family.  Normally I would bake an assortment of cookies such as my favorite Jam Thumbprints, shortbread and also candied…

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Christmas Culinary Wishlist

Christmas Culinary Wishlist

This is my culinary wish list for 2011.   So far this year I’ve gotten myself a Cuisinart 7 cup Food Processor and a few serving pieces.   But I want more!  I do believe some of…

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GUYANESE PEPPERPOT

GUYANESE PEPPERPOT

It’s Christmas eve.   And while the rest of Atlanta is hustling about, making last minute purchases-I have time to sit, drink wine and write a blog post. Why? Because I’ve finished all of my…

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Just a brief hello and garlic pork recipe

Just a brief hello and garlic pork …

I’ve been busy, busy, busy so I haven’t been updating lately.  I will post a few recipes before Christmas, sorry I’m so late.   I’ve had a few requests for this recipe and finally got around…

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Cookies and more Cookies

Cookies and more Cookies

Its the time of year that I bake like a maniac.  Usually I send cookies to all corners of the country as gifts for friends and family.  I compile a great assortment of cookies that…

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My favorite time of year

My favorite time of year

Phase 1 of my holiday decorating is complete.  I’ve decked the halls with lights, hung the wreaths over the fireplace and on my front door and my tree is up.  I started a few days…

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