Ramen Salad with Roasted Eggplant and Shishito Peppers

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

  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 […]

Green and Purple Fresh Pea Salad with Yuzu Dressing

Green and Purple Pea Salad with Yuzu Dressing | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  This Green and Purple Fresh Pea Salad with Yuzu Dressing is an incredibly fresh, crunchy salad that is sweet, sour and oh so good. I had never tried purple snow peas before I received a sample from Frieda’s Produce.  Although my eye registered that they were purple, the flavor was, well . . . […]

Last Minute 4th of July Recipe Ideas

Black Eyed Pea Salad | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Sometimes it takes a long time to get organized for a holiday weekend. A holiday weekend which is meant to be about relaxation and enjoyment, and is often anything but! What to cook, where to go, what to do, kid friendly or adults only. It makes me tired just typing the words. All you need are […]

Black Eyed Pea Salad with Orzo

Black Eyed Pea Salad | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  Black Eyed Peas. Not the band, although if you Google that term the first links that come  up are about Fergie and the boys. That’s OK, I like their sound. The black eyed peas I am writing about are the legumes found in almost every culture in the world. Here in America, black eyed peas were […]

Spicy Avocado Goddess Dressing

Spicy Avocado Goddess Dressing | Black Girl Chef's Whites

    Green Goddess salad dressing. If you are of a certain age, you remember it well. As all foods do, it fell out of fashion for awhile for some reason. But in the past few years, chefs have reintroduced this lovely, herbaceous dressing to their customers. I ate Green Goddess dressing a lot when […]