oven baked ribs

Sometimes I want ribs and I don’t want to spend an arm and a leg at a local BBQ joint. I also don’t know how to work a grill that well lol So, baking them in the oven is my go-to. These ribs are simple, tender and juicy–they’ll be a hit at your dinner table….

#ForTheCulture Blackberry Cobbler

Happy Juneteenth my people! ✊🏽 Ingredients: Pie crust: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 stick salted butter (very cold) 1 stick of shortening (very cold) 1/3 cup of buttermilk (very cold) Blackberry filling: 3 cups blackberries 1 1/2 cup of sugar 6 tablespoons of butter 1 1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons of lemon juice Directions:…

Black bean burger with chipotle mayo

I have so many people asking can I do a vegan or vegetarian recipe. I’m not vegan or vegetarian, but I am in the works of trying to eat better–kind of lol. Here’s my take on a black bean burger. Ingredients 2-15 oz cans of black beans 1/2 tablespoon onion powder 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder…

The Trap Chicken sandwich

#TheTrapChickenSandwich Ingredients:* 1 thin sliced chicken breast* Zantarain’s Chicken Fry mix* Chipotle peppers (the amount you use determines how spicy the mayo will be)* 1/2 cup Mayo of your choice* Sandwich toppings of your choice* Vegetable oil* Deep fryer if you have one. Directions:* Heat oil. If using a deep fryer set temperature for 375*…

Teriyaki Chicken and Shrimp Pineapple Bowl.

Ingredients: 1 small pineapple 1/3 cup of soy sauce 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 2 tablespoons pineapple juice 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoon minced ginger 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast 1/2 pound of shrimp 2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons water 1-2 cups of cooked rice green…

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

One morning I woke up and wanted some Cheddar Bay Biscuits from Red lobster. 2 things- 1: Red Lobster wasn’t open at 9 am and 2: That’s a 25-30 min drive. In that time, I could have made them. So that’s exactly what I did. It was actually pretty simple. Ingredients: Biscuits: Garlic butter to…

Shrimp Scampi Pasta

I love shrimp scampi pasta because it’s so easy to make. With this recipe, you can add pasta or simply enjoy the shrimp scampi alone. Ingredients: 2 sticks of butter pasta raw shrimp 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon of garlic (or more if you really love garlic) 1/4 cup of white wine–or chicken stock 1…

How to make homemade pasta!

You didn’t get your arm workout in this morning sis? No problem, making this homemade pasta without a pasta machine has you covered LOL! It’s not that bad, but I’m just showing people you don’t need fancy gadgets to make good food from scratch. Ingredients:

No-bake lemon cheesecake

Warm weather reminds me of lemons. Here, in the south, we’re already reaching days of weather over 70 degrees and who wants to turn the oven on for an hour just to make a cheesecake? Not me child. This easy, sweet, yet tart dessert is perfect for the warmer weather ahead and you won’t even…

Banana nut bread

My grandma always said “Waste not want not” meaning if you use your resources carefully, you’ll never be in need. With that being said, grab those old bananas off the counter and lets make something yummy! Ingredients: 3 large extra ripe bananas 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2-3/4 cup brown…