Healthy Salads to Start 2015 Off Right

Healthy Salad PicMonkey Collage

What was your New Year’s resolution this year? To stop drinking, to lose weight or maybe to remember to fill the bird feeder. My resolution is the same every year. My resolution is to not make a resolution. Which is contradictory. . . oh well. But if you are one of the resolution making population, […]

Braised Lamb Shanks with Kabocha Squash

Braised Lamb Shanks and Kabocha Squash | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  This goes into the “Big Bowl of Comfort” category. Braised Lamb Shanks with Kabocha Squash melts in your mouth, warms your belly and fills you with a sense of well being and love. Isn’t that what comfort food is supposed to do?  Yes, that may be pure hyperbole, but this really is a lovely dish. […]

Slow Cooker Savory Andouille French Toast

Johnsonville Andouille Split Rope Sausage

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 […]

Arroz Salad with Carnitas and Salsa Verde Vinaigrette

Arroz Salad with Carnitas and Salsa Verde Vinaigrette | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  Do you know someone who does everything from scratch, never using any kind of pre-packaged food item or ingredient?  Well, that is so not me! I do not care if I am a trained chef, there are just times when I either; Have no time. Have to get my kid somewhere across town in […]

Slow Cooker Thai Green Curry

Slow Cooker Thai Green Curry | Black Girl Chef's Whites

This is a big bowl of comfort. There are few things better than a stew of some sort, dense with vegetables and meat, warming you from the inside out. Although stews are considered winter fare, I enjoy them year round. Especially when made in the slow cooker, because it does not make my kitchen hot […]