Saturday , 20 January 2018

Tag Archives: okra

Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken and Okra

Sorry for my lack of posting last week.  I had two posts planned and then life happened, you know how that goes 🙂 As a quick overview of this past crazy week – I’m appearing in a video for my work, so I lost a good chunk of Tuesday’s work day to being interviewed/videoed which means I spent Tuesday night ... Read More »

Indian Spiced Chicken and Vegetables

Ugh, writer’s block!  I don’t know how to start off this post.  I asked my husband for suggestions and he told me I should write about how awesome he is. So this is for you Mark – my husband is amazing (most of the time 😛 ) and I’m glad he was smart enough to realize what a catch I ... Read More »

Jamaican Red Bean Stew (Slow Cooker)

I am officially freeeeeeee! That’s right; I have finally graduated and now have my MBA.  Picture me doing an awkward happy dance a la the guy in the yellow shirt from the Choice Hotels commercial. In fact, embedded video below if you want to check it out. So was I seriously dancing like that?  Yes, yes I was – don’t ... Read More »

Thai Summer Vegetable Soup

Thai soup with corn, okra, tofu and cilantro

The weather in Cincinnati has been in a bit of limbo.  While the nights and mornings are cool, the actual days are pretty hot.  I wanted to make a soup, but I didn’t want anything super heavy or creamy in deference to the weather. And lo and behold my CSA came with both corn and okra as a sort of ... Read More »

Ham Maque Choux

A dish made with ham, okra, corn, tomatoes, peppers and onions

  I’m pretty sure that I should have been born Southern.  Or maybe I was a Southerner in another life. Evidence: I love all things about southern food, sweet tea so thick you can stand a spoon in it, fluffy biscuits, sweet corn bread, tomato pie, gumbo, jambalaya; the list goes on and on.  Oh and how could I forget ... Read More »

Creole Chicken and Okra – Clean Eating

I love Clean Eating Magazine.  It’s a fantastic idea and doesn’t rely on gimmicks.  Do I follow the Eat Clean diet step-by-step?  Eh….no.  But I like cooking the recipes from the magazine.  They’re usually pretty quick/easy and nutritionally balanced. So as I’m writing this I’m thinking, I love food and cooking.  I mean, that’s why I have this blog but ... Read More »