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Christmas Tamales | Black Girl Chef's Whites

A Family Tradition of Christmas Tamales

  This story and recipe are very close to my heart. This is a story about family traditions. Traditions passed down from generation to generation in America for the past 90 years. Before that, it was passed on for many more generations by the family in Mexico. My daughter and I have become a small […]

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Easy DIY Holiday Treats

  We are in the final stretch, rounding the corner to the big day! Christmas is almost here! I compiled a a list of a few easy to make DIY Holiday Treats over on Mom.me.  These make great gifts for the teacher, co-worker, postal worker, gardener, etc. in your life. It’s not too late, so […]

Not Ketchup Holiday Gift

Gifts for the Food Lover in Your Life

    It’s that time of year, the air is filled with holiday cheer! Your wallet is filled with receipts for all the useless presents you have bought!  If you have a food lover in your life, look no further than this list of gifts, and all under $100.00! Check out that fabulous Hostess Gift […]

Baked Cinnamon Pecan French Toast | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Baked Cinnamon Pecan French Toast

  “Don’t you want me baby? Don’t you want me now-ow-ow-ow?” Those song lyrics have become an earworm for me. As I edited my photos of this Baked Cinnamon Pecan French Toast, I felt it beckoning me, taunting me with its gooey goodness, teasingly whispering “Don’t you want me now?” The fact that I was hungry, […]

Purple and White Baked Sweet Potatoes | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Purple and White Baked Sweet Potatoes

  Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to start planning your Christmas menu! Well not really, but it doesn’t hurt to save ideas when you see them.  I’ve started a board on Pinterest for Christmas with recipes and crafts I like.  This is the perfect recipe to pin! Not only is this a visual stunner, […]

S'Mores Martini | Black Girl Chef's Whites

S’Mores Martini

S’Mores Martini you say? Have I lost my mind, you say? As much as I would love to tell you I came up with the idea for this fantastic cocktail, it is the brainchild of one of my favorite QVC hosts David Venable. In his latest cookbook Back Around the Table: An “In the Kitchen […]

Vegetarians Look Away!

Biscuits with Andouille Sausage Gravy | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Biscuits and Andouille Sausage Gravy

Everyone has their own version of kryptonite. Superman had the original kryptonite, a radioactive element from his home planet of Krypton, that made him weak.  My kryptonite is Biscuits and Gravy. It is so bad I do not allow myself to eat biscuits and gravy anymore. Well, occasionally I make an exception,  but very rarely. […]

Honey Mustard Pork Salad

Honey Mustard Pork Salad

Recently I was honored that my blog was chosen to be featured on the Foodbuzz website Family Bites page, presented by Newman’s Own. If you are unfamiliar with Newman’s Own products, the company was started by the late Paul Newman in 1982.  All profits are given to charity, so not only are you buying a […]

Lamb Loin Chops on Broiler Pan

Spring Lamb with Fresh Herb Rub

Spring is here, and nothing symbolizes this more than lamb.  You either love it or hate it, and I am a lover.  Sometimes I find it hard to reconcile the fact that I am eating that cute, furry animal, but then my taste buds take over, and I go into denial.  I haven’t eaten veal […]