A Plate Full of Ghana


It all comes together this week, as one plate holds everything you’d need for a full meal, from meat, to potatoes, to vegetables.  Wrapping the total package in style is a recipe Fine Cooking offered in its April/May 2019 release, Crispy Peanut-Chile Chicken with Sweet Potatoes. The preparation is inspired by Ghana’s affinity for combining… Continue reading A Plate Full of Ghana

A Night in (Little) Havana


Though the sun fades – for now, anyway – dinner brings back its bright, sparkling glory and transports diners to a land of eternal sunshine.  Today’s attempts, Mojo Chicken served alongside Roasted Sweet Potatoes, are justifiably prominent in the Cuban kitchen and are favorites too in the thriving expat community in and around Miami. Citrus… Continue reading A Night in (Little) Havana

Imagine Yourself in Acapulco…


All sorts of amazing produce abound.  On the trees, in the gardens, at the marketplace.  Everywhere.   Now think of that fresh goodness collected for just one dish, a deeply flavorful and satisfying chicken soup.  A perfect offering from a land without winters. No, this isn’t the first time chicken soup has found its way to these… Continue reading Imagine Yourself in Acapulco…