Valentine Soul: Red Velvet Cake

Valentine Soul: Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake is a soul food staple and a delicious dessert. Inspired by the fact that it is now February with Valentine’s Day around…

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New Year Soul: Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

New Year Soul: Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Black-eyed peas are practically de rigeur¬† for New Year celebrations¬† — I personally cannot remember too many New Year’s Days were I didn’t have it….

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New Year Soul: Creamed Cornbread

New Year Soul: Creamed Cornbread

I really love cornbread, and I have probably eaten more cornbread in my life than any other baked product in my life. Whether sweet or…

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Soul With A Twist: Baked Catfish

Soul With A Twist: Baked Catfish

I cannot tell you how fond I am of the memory of catfish. Not only was it served regularly in my own home, it was…

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Soul With A Twist: Panko Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

Soul With A Twist: Panko Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is truly the heart and soul of a soul food supper. It’s also great as the center of a picnic, summer celebration or…

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Soul With A Twist: Savory Braised Green Beans

Soul With A Twist: Savory Braised Green Beans

I will tell you the truth…I grew up HATING green beans. Always limp, soggy and overcooked, they usually tasted overwhelmingly of too-much, salt, fat and…

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Soul Food Twist: Terrific Tasting Collard Greens

Soul Food Twist: Terrific Tasting Collard Greens

Ah… the mighty collard green. This hearty and healthy side side is a soul food staple, and I can’t remember a Sunday or holiday that…

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Soul Food Twist: Mock Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Soul Food Twist: Mock Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are the ultimate in comfort food, and true staple of any soul food dinner. I don’t think I can remember any Sunday or…

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