Family Road Trip and Disney Cruise

Last year we took a family trip to Disney but this year we decided to give a Disney Cruise a shot. The only catch was that the cruise would be departing from Port Everglades, Florida the day after Thanksgiving. Since we planned on driving to Port Everglades, this departure date would put us on the road somewhere between North Carolina and Florida on Thanksgiving. We welcomed the introduction of a new holiday tradition and decided we would spend Thanksgiving where ever we ended up. The only requirement was that we were together. We departed from Durham on Wednesday, November 23rd without hotel … Continue reading Family Road Trip and Disney Cruise

Chapter 7: 1991-2011 Sweet to the Soul – The Hope of Jemima / The Jemima Code

Boricua Soul Cookbook Club The Book: The Jemima Code by Toni Tipton Martin Chapter 7: 1991-2011   Sweet to the Soul –  The Hope of Jemima Discussion: Please join our Facebook Group as discussion questions will be posted there. Recipe Attempts: … Continue reading Chapter 7: 1991-2011 Sweet to the Soul – The Hope of Jemima / The Jemima Code

Chapter 6: 1971-1980 Simple Pleasures- A Soul Food Revival / The Jemima Code

Boricua Soul Cookbook Club The Book: The Jemima Code by Toni Tipton Martin Chapter 6: 1971-1980   Simple Pleasures –  A Soul Food Revival Discussion: Please join our Facebook Group as discussion questions will be posted there. Recipe Attempts: Every chapter … Continue reading Chapter 6: 1971-1980 Simple Pleasures- A Soul Food Revival / The Jemima Code

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor – “Vibration Cooking or The Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl,”

Every chapter of Toni Tipton Martin’s Jemima Code continues to shine a bright light on people from the past who have helped shape and carry on African American cooking traditions. She is able share just enough details of these interesting … Continue reading Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor – “Vibration Cooking or The Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl,”

Boricua Soul Cookbook Club – Chapter 5: Soul Food / Mama’s Cooking Leaves Home for the City

Boricua Soul Cookbook Club The Book: The Jemima Code by Toni Tipton Martin Chapter 5: Soul Food / Mama’s Cooking Leaves Home for the City Discussion: Please join our Facebook Group as discussion questions will be posted there. Recipe Attempts: Every … Continue reading Boricua Soul Cookbook Club – Chapter 5: Soul Food / Mama’s Cooking Leaves Home for the City