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Southern BBQ Favorites
I come from a family of southern cooks, who used their food as a vehicle for showing their love and affection — I’m no different! A backyard BBQ is the perfect place to flex my culinary skills, and to show my family how much I love them, by cooking some of their favorite BBQ foods: […]More
When Life Gives You @&##t, Make Kebabs!
There’s one thing that’s certain about life — it’s uncertain! No matter how much you plan and prepare, life will find a way to give you an unexpected outcome. Losing a job, not getting a job, failing an important test, or losing love can make you feel defeated. Don’t despair! Instead of sulking, get a […]More
The Chemistry Behind BBQ
Since we’re well into BBQ season, I thought it would be good to shed some light on grilling. It’s funny how we, as humans, tend to do things without thinking about the underlying reasons as to why stuff actually works. This got me to thinking about BBQing. Yeah, sure I go through the motions of […]More
Sunday Dinner Series: Grilled Peach BBQ Chicken
What’s not to like about a sweet, juicy peach. But, combine peaches with succulent, grilled chicken and a tangy bbq sauce — now, you’ve got a winning meal for Sunday dinner! Summer fruits like peaches, mangoes, and pineapples go well with grilled chicken or seafood. For this recipe, I chose to use chicken drumsticks. The […]More
Sunday Dinner Series: Grilled Tilapia & Summer Squash
Just like my late mother did, I prepare my best meals on Sundays. There’s something sacred about the planning, preparing, and cooking of a Sunday dinner. Maybe, it’s the tradition of families gathering together to enjoy a meal that makes it so special. Although, I wonder what my late mother would say about my cooking […]More
Sunday Dinner Series: Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Coconut Cilantro Rice Pilaf
Hotlanta is heating up! When the weather gets warm, I can’t wait to fire up the grill. Today, I wanted to find a recipe for the huge, pack of chicken tenders I had thawing in the fridge. So, I did what any good, home chef would do: search the Internet. For sometime, I’ve wanted to […]More