black rice

Jerk Chicken, Black Rice & Black Beans

This is a semi-authentic jerk chicken recipe. I say “semi” because I am not Jamaican, but the marinade is authentic. Also, the marinade is store bought. It’s delicious though, and easy to work with. I’m sure once you try making this you’ll forgive me for not giving you instructions for making this from scratch.  I […]

Mango Chamoy Paletas (Mexican Fruit Popsicles)

One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. And there’s no better way to wrap up a long, hot work week than to treat yo’self with some! So last Friday, I bought myself a Mexican frozen treat: a single serving paleta. Popsicles made of fresh fruit and flavors, Mexican popsicles are sold at […]

review it's it ice cream treat

Food Review: It’s-It Ice Cream Treat

I was excited to review It’s It ice cream treats after seeing that my local Ralph’s starting carrying them. They are a regional food only available in certain markets, my Northern California born boyfriend put me up on them and I’ve been wanting to try them ever since. Is it strange to be so excited to try a […]

Pan Seared Cod Recipe

Pan Seared Cod Recipe

Pan seared cod is a staple in my kitchen – Honey Bear and I literally eat it every day, as we’ve recently adopted a pescatarian diet. At first I didn’t think I could give up meat, but the pan seared cod is so delicious and versatile that I’m fine with not eating meat. I usually pair the cod with a sautéed […]