Showing posts from October, 2014

Homemade Garlic Butter

Garlic butter is amazing to use on toast to eat along with your favorite pasta dishes such as spaghetti, or alfredo, lasagna  or even on toast just by itself for that added flavor. Made in a few easy steps; no need to buy garlic bread at the store make your own at home.

1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1 tsp oregano
pinch salt, pepper, garlic powder

Get a few pieces of garlic pieces and crush it well. Sautee it in a small pot with a dot of butter, for about 30 seconds. Just until lightly browned. Set aside and let it cool.

In a jar get a few big spoons of butter and very lightly season it with salt, pepper and garlic powder, add a few pieces of chopped fresh parsley and oregano. Now add in your already cooled sautéed garlic and mix well with a wooden spoon until all well incorporated.

Refrigerate and use as needed, your done

Print Recipe From my kitchen to yours God Bless

Blog Winners and their prizes

Hello, Remember from our month long blog contest, for the month of September. We unbelievably had a tie between Trianna and Lebbza. So throughout this week the both of them had to cook as many foods from my blog as possible and between the two; whoever did the most would be the winner. The winner of the 'cooking the most foods from my blog' is..... Ready.....


Here is your prize...  A custom made baby pink apron for you to use in the kitchen as you enjoy yourself cooking. I don't even have one yet. I am going to buy myself one after. You will receive it soon.

Congratulations Triana, you did a great job and won by an extra 2 more recipe than Lebbza. Lebbza you also did an amazing job. Congratulations to you also. Both blog winners from last months contest, are  Triana and Maria. Great job ladies. I bought two beautiful gifts for the two of you since early last week. They are being custom made  and embroidered just for you…

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potatoes can be used in a multitude of ways. They recently came out with the sweet potato fries, which I find amazing. I like making sweet potato mashed potatoes, but there is also Namibian sweet potato frittersstuffed sweet potatoes, yams and so much more that you can do with this delicious vegetable; both sweet and savory.

Here I am teaching you how to make an American traditional dessert. Sweet Potato Pie... Yummy.  At thanksgiving this is the #1 dessert on every Americans table : - )  I enjoy it so much that I don't wait all year. I make it often since its super simple to make and not such a guilty dessert. Tastes great with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top or a squeeze of whipped cream.

2 pie crusts
5 sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tbsp ground nutmeg

How to make it:
Place your pie crust in the oven on 325F/162C for about 12 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and set aside while you prepare yo…

Blog Contest Winners Announced

Hello dear blog viewers,

As you all may already know. Throughout the entire Month of September we had a blog contest right here on my blog read more about it here.  This contest to me was one of the nicest ones done so far. Wow there was an amazing amount of participation on everyones part. It is amazing how much my mailbox was filled with delicious recipes and testimonials of how this cooking contest and the blog itself has helped you all in many ways. It was inspirational to read and see all of your lovely, delicious pictures. Also from all the comments left on posts of recipes you liked, thought were weird :-) or wanted to try. This months contest was simply amazing.

You all did a great job, whether you win or not. Just the fact that you participated or are a viewer or even follower of this blog, will help you to learn to be better all together in the kitchen. And that is a priceless tool. In the near future we will be doing more contests so keep you eyes posted and keep updated t…