La Isla del Encanto: Part Two

The next morning came and hit me like a ton of bricks. I was tired, needed a good cafecito STAT, and had nervous jitters because it was such an important milestone of a day for my friends. We got up, showered and decided I had just enough time for us to walk outside and go to a local cafe for…
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La Isla del Encanto – Part 1

“Yo se lo que son los encantos De mi Borinquen hermosa Por eso la quiera yo tanto Por siempre la llamare preciosa” – Marc Anthony – “Preciosa” You guys I went to Puerto Rico in November for the wedding of a dear friend, bestie, & sorority sister of mine. PR is hands down one of the best places i’ve ever…
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Southern Collard Greens

Every family has their traditions and/or superstitions when it comes to ringing in the New Year. From the color underwear you wear, or eating 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight, and the most recent i learned of rolling around in money on your bed…the list goes on and on. We do what makes us feel good, we do what…
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Boozy Braised Beef Short Ribs

Tender, juicy, luscious, decadent….short ribs, braised in stock, and let’s not forget about the depth and complexity that a bottle of red wine brings to the table. When you go to restaurants and see short ribs on the menu 9/10 times, you order them. That is a no brainer right? But taking on the task of making them is a…
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Iron Skillet Chicken & Cheese

Yum! Easy! Savory! 3 words that describes this dish and a host of others I could write. A lot of people put the big “F” word into their minds when they think about cooking. Before you think i’m heading toward an explicit word, i’m not because the word they associate cooking with is FEAR! Well, you don’t have to fear…
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