MINI EGGNOG CHEESECAKES

End of the year season is here and it is all about those festive dishes! These eggnog cheesecakes will certainly add something extra to your table! INGREDIENTS: – 16 oz cream cheese – 1/2 cup eggnog – 1 tsp vanilla essence – 1/4 tsp nutmeg – 1/3 cud granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 3…

CHOCOLATE CHIP CAKE MIX COOKIES

If you’ve got a box of cake mix at home and you are looking for some fun ideas then you need to try these…chocolate chip cookies!!! It’s so easy and the kids will absolutely love it! INGREDIENTS: – 1 box yellow cake mix (or any of your choice) – 2 eggs – 1/2 cup vegetable…

BBQ CHICKEN IN THE OVEN

Hearing the words ‘BBQ chicken’ can have your mouth watering! This easy to follow recipe guarantees a delicious BBQ chicken done in the OVEN! Yes, you can have an amazing BBQ chicken done in the oven INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken leg/thigh and 2 chicken breast, washed and cleaned FOR MARINADE: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2…

EGGPLANT PIZZA

In Trinidad, when we think about or hear the word ‘eggplant’ (more popularly called bhaigan) it’s usually bhaigan choka or curry bhaigan and aloo (potato) that comes to mind but this different way of preparing the bhaigan is actually pretty delicious! Eggplant pizza is a yummy snack or side dish that the family will be…

ROASTED POTATOES

Roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for you! It’s an amazingly easy and delicious dish that can be prepared by anyone! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs potatoes, washed and cubed (roughly 1 inch in size) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp JGM PRODUCTS MSG free all purpose seasoning 1…

BAKED STUFFED RED FISH

Hubby brought home a nice sized red fish (lane snapper) and what better way to prepare that type of fish than baking! Today’s recipe is all about baking and stuffing a red snapper! Some thing to note is that you can stuff your fish with just about anything you like. For me, the aromatics are…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

PARMESAN CRUSTED CHICKEN

Parmesan crusted chicken breasts are packed with flavor on the outside and juicy on the inside.  It’s a very simple method to follow and I guarantee you will love it especially if you are a Parmesan cheese lover! I must admit though, this idea came from my hubby who did a Parmesan crusted fish. It…

How to make CARAMEL POPCORN

It’s Friday evening and you are looking for a quick snack for the family move night??? Caramel popcorn is just the right thing for you! It’s a super delicious sweet tooth ‘munchie’ that is guaranteed to satisfy the family! The ingredients are pretty simple and straight forward and the only thing that takes time is…

APPLE PIE

Apple pie is one my hubby’s favorite things especially when it’s paired with custard! This apple pie recipe is a pretty simple one and bakes in less than an hour. The kids are sure to enjoy this! INGREDIENTS: Filling: 5 apples (3 peeled and 2 unpeeled), sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp flour 1…