Hot Days Need Cool Ice Cream

Homemade Ice Cream

Once again I show my age by referencing an old Eddie Murphy sketch from his Delirious video for my image. I can’t help it, it is ingrained in my brain because it is so incredibly funny. A classic. If you have never seen it, you can find it on YouTube.

But seriously, hot days need cool ice cream. It is summer and it is hot. A time to eat cold ice cream and ice pops while sitting on the front steps as the sun goes down.

Over at, I have posted a few really decadent, delectable and delicious ice cream recipes. Click the links below to head on over and elevate your ice cream to a new level.


Mango-Ginger Ice Cream


Spiced Avocado Ice Cream


Chocolate Covered Cherry Ice Cream

Rotisserie Chicken Makeover

Chicken Salad with Roasted Asparagus, Red Pepper and Cucumber

Rotisserie chicken makeover? A little blush, a new outfit? What?

Store made rotisserie chicken is everywhere, and a very convenient way to serve a meal quickly. But what do you do with any leftovers you might have?

I am doing a series of recipes on about what you can make with rotisserie chicken, whether leftover or bought just for use as an ingredient in something else.

Head over to my page for the recipe. First up is Chicken Salad with Roasted Asparagus, Red Pepper and Cucumber.


Chicken Salad with Roasted Asparagus, Red Pepper and Cucumber

Classic (and Not Quite Classic) Cocktails

Classic Cocktails

With Mother’s Day coming up, brunches and lunches and dinners are being planned all over America. One of the first menu items to decide on should be a cocktail, in my opinion. A classic or not quite classic cocktail can start a celebration off right.

Over at I have compiled a bunch of delectable cocktails, so you are sure to find one you want to make.

Please click here to check out all the tasty libations!

Fun Recipes with a Surprise Hidden Inside

Red Beet Pancakes courtesy of Weelicious
Red Beet Pancakes courtesy of Weelicious


A fun surprise hidden inside food? Like a diamond ring in a souffle? Like a baby inside a Mardi Gras King Cake?

No, not that fun.

These fun recipes all feature hidden vegetables, which is the only way to get some people to eat them. Whether you have a child, a picky eater or someone who needs better nutritional habits, these recipes are for you. Brownies, pancakes and even popsicles can have hidden vegetables!

I’ve compiled a list of really fun and delicious recipes over at Click here for Hidden Vegetables Recipes.

Food for the Soul

Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese | Black Girl Chef's Whites


What is soul food?  Here is the definition from

soul food



traditional black American cookery, which originated in the rural South, consisting of such foods as chitterlings, pig knuckles, turnip greens, and cornbread.
But it is so much more than that. Soul food is food that comforts your soul, that makes you feel good, that reminds you of a connection to home.
February is Black History Month so to celebrate I put together a compilation of tasty soul food recipes on Please click here for the recipes.