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April 21, 2018

Thai Coconut Shrimp with sweet peas

Today my daughter, Yanah, started volleyball practice which means my day has been shortened by 3 hours.  Dinner must be quick, simple, and flavorful.  I decided to make Thai coconut shrimp with sweet peas which I served with Jasmine rice, fried plantains, and avocado Thai...

Creamy Potato Soup

It’s Tuesday night, it’s still cold outside.  I decided to make my younger’s daughter favorite creamy potato soup.  Actually, it’s perfect as they predicted some snow for tonight. This soup is filling, easily made, and deliciously flavorful.  We will also have Broccoli and baked herbed...

Honey Glazed Baked Salmon with Tomato and Orange Salsa

Honey Glazed Baked Salmon with Tomato and Orange Salsa Ingredients 2tbs lemon juice 2 tbs soy sauce 2 tbs Dijon mustard 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil Salmon Salt and Freshly ground pepper Procedure Mix together the lemon juice, soy sauce, honey, and mustard.  Whisk in the olive oil.  Lay the salmon on...

Poached Pears in Red Wine

It’s Wednesday night and school will be closed tomorrow due to the snow storm. My daughter Yanah wants to make her lemon cake. I am in the mood for something fancier, I have pears, wine, and sugar. So why not make Poached Pears in red...

Soup Joumou

Every January 1st, “Soup Joumou” is a must for us Haitians.  My mother even began cooking hers on New Year’s Eve.  My children love it and my non-Haitian Friends have been enjoying it. Apparently, the root of our soup Joumou, which is squash soup, dated...

New Year’s Eve

Last night was brutally cold.  My family and I stayed in as usual.  We were warm, cozy, and ready for 2018.   We did what we love to do the most: enjoying each other while eating, laughing, and dancing. My kids swear by this Mediterranean fish...

Christmas 2017

I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas weekend.  I still can’t believe it’s gone and I must wait another year to experience the magic that only Christmas day can bring to my home. My family and I just love Christmas and each year, it seems...

3 days before Christmas

Christmas is 3 days away.  Again, this Friday night, I am thankful for my family.  Our festive table setting emphasizes the sense of cheerfulness and joy that defines Christmas.   Every weekend we try something new and create memories that will last in our heart forever. I...

Friday night

Loving the magic of the holiday season While it is cold and snowing outside, it is warm and cozy in my home.  We are ready to enjoy a lovely dinner while listening to Christmas songs. Nothing is more important on this beautiful Friday evening than a...

Wednesday table setting

I absolutely love the holiday season.  This simple table setting makes my Wednesday night special and more beautiful. Folding my red napkin like a Christmas candle    

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