Strawberry Bacon & Brie Grilled Cheese

This Strawberry Bacon & Brie Grilled Cheese is a smash hit. The sweetness of the strawberries and the earthy, nutty flavor of brie balance well of of each other.  For the balsamic reduction I used honey and cayenne to kick up the flavor. This is a classy change from an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich. Be…

Nigerian Akara (Black Eyed Pea Fritters)

These fritters are made with black eyed peas and no flour. Akara is a Nigerian recipe that I was exposed to at a young age. I learned of this recipe from my grandmothers nurses aide Ronki who immigrated from Nigeria. These fritters are light yet filling. The most difficult and tedious part is removing all…

Veggie Pizza

Need a great quick veggie option for game time or social occasion? This veggie pizza is very simple to make and full of flavor. Use store bought crescent rolls as a crust and top with your favorite veggies. This is certainly a crowd pleaser.  I hope you all enjoy!   Print Recipe Veggie Pizza A…

Recipe: Wiener Schnitzel with Red Cabbage

This Wiener Schnitzel was made with boneless pork chops that were pounded extra thin, breaded and fried golden brown in a cast iron skillet. The crust came out crispy and the pork center, very moist. The red cabbage has become a new favorite of mine. I added ingredients such as apple, onion, sugar, honey, allspice and…

Recipe: Crab Cakes Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict is a beloved breakfast and brunch meal. I wanted something different so I combined store bought crab cakes with one of my breakfast favorites. The hollandaise sauce is bright, velvety and seasoned well to compliment the crab. Instead of buying expensive crab and producing the crab cakes from scratch; save time/money and benefit…