How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

Holiday seasons are meant to be fun, but usually, we get caught up with a lot of important stuff to do: gift - shopping, sprucing up the house Christmas-style, choosing and decorating the tree, and yes, baking cookies. It's time to take a deep breath and cut down on the workload. This Christmas season, instead … Continue reading How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

4 Creative Uses for Leftover Sweet Potatoes…..The Nigerian Style!

This year's Thanksgiving is barely two days away, and like all other Thanksgivings before it, there is going to be lots and lots of food. Probably more food than you and your guests can handle, err....eat; from the leftover turkey and tantalizing pieces of pumpkin pie to a plate or two of sweet taters. So, … Continue reading 4 Creative Uses for Leftover Sweet Potatoes…..The Nigerian Style!

Peanut Pie – So Decadent You’ll Want To Slap Yo Mama

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and it's time to share my secret recipe for Peanut Pie. It's rich, decadent. In the South, we have a saying when something's this good:  "Slap Yo Mama!".  This pie is so rich, so decadent, and so satisfying it makes me want to cry when I take a bite. 

How To Deep Fry A Turkey (With 10 Important Turkey Frying Safety Tips)

It seemed fitting to make a post on how to deep fry a turkey safely. I have been getting hungry for turkey, so why wait for Thanksgiving? I can fire up the fryer and turn out a succulent, moist deep-fried turkey just because. However, we've all seen news stories on disasters that occur when turkey fryers go wrong. Burnt hair. Burnt cars, Burnt houses. You get the idea.

God Bless Texas Hummus – Tex Mex Mid Eastern Fusion

I absolutely love both guacamole and hummus. I crave them but sometimes can't decide which one to make. I call this dish God Bless Texas Hummus. Tex Mex flavors and Mid Eastern hummus make a savory, delicious fusion. I call this "God Bless Texas" for reasoning other than the seasoning. I make it from Black-Eyed … Continue reading God Bless Texas Hummus – Tex Mex Mid Eastern Fusion