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Caribbean Style Goat Curry | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Caribbean Style Curry Goat

    There are days when I miss living in Brooklyn, NY. Being a born and bred California girl, living in New York was so different, so strange and so stimulating to all my senses.  I can vividly remember the first time I took the A train up to Harlem. A sea of various shades […]

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Ramen Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Shishito Peppers | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Ramen Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Shishito Peppers

  There is so much more to ramen than the sodium laden noodles with dehydrated vegetable and seasoning packs.  Don’t get me wrong, those packets of Top Ramen got me through college, but my palate has since become more refined. Traditionally ramen noodles are served in a bowl of rich broth, with assorted accompaniments such […]

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken with Potatoes | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken with Potatoes

    She’s not the most beautiful chick(en), but she is succulent. Her skin is not bronzed like her oven roasted sisters, but she is so tender and juicy.  Slow Cooker Roast Chicken is a bit of an oxymoron, as slow cooing and roasting are very different methods of cooking.  It may be contradictory, but it […]

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Slow Cooker Savory Andouille French Toast

Some mornings deserve a show stopping breakfast.  Some evenings deserve a show stopping dinner. Look no further than this Slow Cooker Savory Andouille French Toast to fit the bill for both. I love having what is traditionally breakfast for dinner. There is nothing better than a stack of pancakes with maple syrup or fried eggs […]

The Spicy Thai | Black Girl Chef's Whites

The Spicy Thai

This is not a recipe for the kids.  This is a spicy, sweet and intoxicating cocktail infused with the flavors of Thai cooking, hence the name The Spicy Thai! I love experimenting with herbal infusions in cocktails, and this is my latest experiment.  The Blue Spice Basil and Key Lime Mojito is a refreshing rum […]

Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce

  Hatch chile season is about  over, but I hope you grabbed a case or two to roast and freeze. My freezer has quite a few vacuum sealed bags of these spicy treats, waiting for their chance to shine. This recipe for Slow Cooker Pork with Hatch Chile Sauce lets the chiles do just that. […]

Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone

  Once upon a time a chef entered a contest for the best grilled cheese sandwich. It was only a grilled cheese after all, how hard could it be to come up with the winning recipe? That is how I began my post about the Brie, Gorgonzola and Pork Loin Grilled Cheese recipe I developed for […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Crisps | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

Cookie #4 from my Master Cookie Dough is the kind of cookie that you think you can eat just one. Then you eat another, and another, and another. You close the container and walk out of the kitchen. Then you make up some excuse to come back in the kitchen, look around to see if […]

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A Pie for Mikey

I don’t know Jennifer Perillo personally, I just read her blog and follow her tweets. But that did not make her devastating loss any less real for me. My heart ached for her and her girls, and still does. The food blogging community is an incredibly generous and compassionate group of people, and as a […]

The "Only Slightly Fancy" Table Setting

PFB #3 – The “Only Slightly Fancy” Family Dinner Party

Much to my surprise,  I find myself in round 3 of Project Food Blog – The Luxury Dinner Party.  Only thing is, I don’t do luxury.  I can appreciate it, and I do enjoy luxurious things on occasion. I just don’t DO it.  I have always been more of a casual and fun kind of […]