Slow Cooker Tropical Chicken

Slow Cooker Tropical Chicken

  While this dish may not knock your socks off with its beauty, the flavor will.  Cooking the chicken slowly with dried mango and pineapple infuses the meat with a taste that will have you dreaming that you are on a tropical beach somewhere, soaking up the sun with an umbrella drink.  But the best […]

Winter Vegetable Garden Photography Series, Part 1

bibb lettuce

Yes, I am at it again.  After a small (very small) success with my first ever summer garden, I have planted a lovely, little winter garden.   Not very ambitious, just some lettuces and one row of beets.   I do not like beets. Nope, do not like them at all. But both my mother […]

Braised Antipasto Chicken and Linguine

Braised Antipasto Chicken and Linguine

There is just something about a chicken thigh that gets me. Such a humble piece of poultry, the hard working muscles that propel the chicken around the yard, being that their wings are pretty useless (except for hot wings, of course.)  The workout those thighs get makes for a really succulent and flavorful piece of […]

Lentils and Crunchy Greens with Sour Cream-Tarragon Dressing

Lentils and Crunchy Greens with Sour Cream-Tarragon Dressing | Black Girl Chef's Whites

The name of this salad does not exactly roll off your tongue, but I gaurantee that you will want to keep putting forkfuls onto your tongue! I like making lentil salads, like my BLT Salad and Lentil and Chevre Salad with Thyme Roasted Tomatoes. Lentils are such a great low fat source of good protein, […]

Mexican Taco Meatloaf


I never know when inspiration will strike me. I was cruising down the aisles of Sprouts, one of my new favorite stores, and came upon some tortilla crumbs. What? I have never heard of tortilla crumbs, but Sprouts is stocked with all sorts of products for people who need to eat a gluten free diet. […]