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Fried Plantains with Poulet DG

Fried Plantain with Poulet DG (Director General) is a super flavorful African meal featuring fried plantains, chicken, and vegetables in a tasty herb sauce inspired by French cuisine. Fancy and delicious, this dish is traditionally reserved for special occasions. I’m proud to collaborate with more than 30 Black recipe developers as we celebrate Black History Month …

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Classic Jamaican Lemonade

This Jamaican Lemonade recipe is refreshing and delicious. Made with limes instead of lemons, this is a recipe that is perfect for those hot summer days.  Jamaica has many refreshing drinks and this Jamaican Lemonade happens to be one of my favorites. Jamaican Lemonade, also known as limeade, differs from other lemonade recipes.  The first …

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Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon

This Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon is the perfect soul food side dish. Made with cuts of cabbage that cook in bacon fat and seasonings until tender.  Cabbage, the versatile and nutritious vegetable, is an optimal part of Southern cuisine. The beauty of cabbage is that it can be made in various ways. The most …

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Black Folks Shrimp and Grits

This Black Folks Shrimp and Grits recipe is made with fluffy, creamy stone ground grits and served with Southern Creole seasoned gravy. Pair this soul food staple with any of your favorite seafood or shellfish. Origin/ Where Did Shrimp and Grits Originate  Shrimp and grits was originally an African dish made with ground maize and …

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Why Do Black People Wash Chicken?

I didn’t realize Black folks and other minorities and people are color are typically the only people who are adamant about washing off their chicken until I was an adult. I noticed it because every time the “chicken washing debate” would circulate on social media whites/Caucasians would always appear astounded and shocked there was even …

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