White chocolate dipped gingerbread cookies

I had a gingerbread latte with a shot of vanilla from this cute little cafe in DC and it was perfect. Gingerbread usually isn’t my go-to latte but I was in the mood for something different and turns out different was good! I was so inspired by the flavors I decided to turn my gingerbread … Continue Reading

Holiday Apple Cider Sangria

For the holidays (and most days) I love a good refreshing drink made right in my kitchen and if your family is anything like my family, then keeping the holidays merry with a little boozy cheer is a good time! So because we are 2 days away from Thanksgiving, I guess it’s time to break … Continue Reading

Collard greens with smoked turkey

So here’s the thing, you either make good greens or you don’t. I certainly don’t want my peeps to be on the “nasty greens” list, so this Collard greens with smoked turkey recipe is here to help you get through the holidays and Sunday dinner like the chef you are! Before I walk you through … Continue Reading

Creamy Baked Macaroni & Cheese

I LOVE a good macaroni and cheese! I cannot have Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter without baked macaroni and cheese being front and center. It’s a requirement for me. I feel like mac and cheese compliments everything that I love such as, candied yams collard greens, brown stew chicken, or some of my favorite chicken dishes. … Continue Reading

The Best Candied Yams

Candied yams are probably one of my top 5 favorite holiday foods. Even when it’s not the holiday time, candied yams are just always a hit!! Growing up I loved when my mother made yams! They were always sweet, buttery, seasoned with just the right amount of cinnamon, and of course tender. Yams, along with … Continue Reading