Smothered Chicken in Cream of Mushroom

Smothered Chicken in Cream of Mushroom

A few year ago I hosted my extended family and a friend from Atlanta, Georgia for the holidays. While enjoying time off from work, we spent our days touring the capital and the nights feasting on cultural foods; dishes including Nshima and Zambian pan fried chicken made the list. As I do with all my guests, I asked my friend Pat*, to prepare one of her favorite cultural dishes. She introduced me to her version of smothered chicken, a Cajun dish Read more

Wild Rice Stuffing

Wild Rice Stuffing

A typical American stuffing or dressing recipe for a Thanksgiving turkey that you will come across involves the sautéing of onions, celery and mushrooms in butter and the addition of bread crumbs and some chicken stock. I like the non traditional twist of  a wild rice recipe because of the additional colors and flavors that are introduced. The first time I tried this recipe a few years ago, It was a total flop and it served as a lesson for future attempts because I jumped into making it without consulting anyone or any media sources. So this year I played it safe. Read more

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