Monthly Archives: November 2012

Crock pot creation

This recipe is so so easy AND it involves the slow cooker/crock pot. Win, win. It all started with Andouille sausage. I usually cook with hot or sweet Italian sausage so I wasn’t sure what kind of flavors would go well with Andouille. I have to say, this recipe was inspired by the picture on the Andouille sausage wrapping (pictured with black beans and corn) and man, did it turn out good. I decided instead of just making the usual sausage and peppers, I’d give it more of a Mexican/Creole (I think of Creole flavored food when I think of Andouille) style flair with some beans, corn, cilantro and hot sauce. This recipe can be eaten plain as sort of a sausage gumbo, or served with rice, pasta or crusty bread. Either way, it’s delcious. Continue reading

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Cayman the culinary island

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted but I’m sure you all have been busy with Thanksgiving and the Holiday season coming up! However, that’s not the only reason for my lack of posts. I’ve been in the Cayman Islands recently! I stumbled upon a groupon for the Sunshine Suites on Grand Cayman in the Seven Mile Beach area and decided I could really use a vacation. I spent a week soaking up some sun and enjoying some much needed relaxation. Seven Mile Beach is world renowned for it’s beauty. The beach is made up of fine white sand, and water so crystal clear you can see straight to the bottom. I was expecting to enjoy the beauty of the island, but what I wasn’t expecting was the wide variety of amazing food that awaited me. Grand Cayman is truly and island fit for foodies. The uniqueness, freshness, and flavorful dishes made for a wonderful vacation. Here’s a sneak peak of my vacation in the Cayman Islands, at least the food aspect of it. Continue reading

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