Posts filed under: Cooking

Taco Egg Rolls Recipe

“Its Taco Tuesssdayyy!!” Hearing Lebron say that every Tuesday would get me so hyped for tacos! We love mexican food in my house but since we aren’t able to just... Read More

Strawberry Strudel Waffle Recipe

Who doesn’t love waffles in the morning?!? Check out my strawberry strudel waffle recipe and please tag me when you prepare it or send me a note if you enjoyed... Read More

Funfetti Waffle

Who doesn’t love waffles in the morning?!? Check out my strawberry strudel waffle recipe and please tag me when you prepare it or send me a note if you enjoyed... Read More

Homemade Sloppy Joes

I’d like to say that it was my kids that prompted me to make sloppy joes at home one day, but they’re only 5 and 6 and the first time... Read More

Finger-Licking Fried Chicken

There’s nothing like crispy, juicy, fresh outta the grease fried chicken (Disclaimer, although tasty – anything fresh out of hot oil is well…hot. So proceed with caution and don’t burn... Read More

Mommi Christmas Cocktails

Christmas is not just for the children. It is also time to enjoy quality time with friends and family at holiday parties. And what’s a holiday party without cocktails?! My... Read More

CHRISTMAS TREATS BY DIVAS CAN COOK

PEPPERMINT COOKIES Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Special Dark unsweetened cocoa powder sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup unsalted butter softened 1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening 1 cup granulated sugar (can also use ½ granulated, ½ brown sugar) 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract... Read More

Cooking with Yolande: The Only Carrot Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Carrot Cake  I never really ate carrot cake much as a child or adult, probably because I didn’t get it. I mean why would I want to eat a cake... Read More

Super Simple Cranberry Sauce

This recipe is one of those things that you make and say “that was easy, and so much more fresh and flavorful” than say that solid can of gelatin you... Read More

Deep Fried Turkey

Let me start by saying, if you do not have the proper equipment and space to safely deep fry a turkey, DO NOT DO IT. We ain’t tryna start no... Read More

Best Turkey Brine Recipe

My family and I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s not a cultural tradition of ours. While we don’t take part in the celebration, November is turkey season at every grocery store... Read More

Stuffing Muffins

Stuffing Muffins: Cubed Stuffing Mix Apples Celery Bay Leaf Onion Poultry Seasoning Olive Oil Salt Pepper Butter Parsley Chicken Stock 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 stick unsalted butter 1 fresh... Read More

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots: I came up with the recipe one day after my husband fell in love with a seasonal dish at a local restaurant. Every time we ate there... Read More

Rice and Peas

Listen, I’m a modern woman, in modern times with two kids, a husband and 15 jobs. I take help wherever I can get it. I’ve been making my rice and... Read More

Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken

Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken: Split Chicken Breasts Chicken Legs (Other parts as desired) Soy Sauce Coarse Sea Salt Granulated Garlic Onion Honey BBQ Sauce Ketchup White Sugar Preheat oven... Read More

Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes: 1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes 1/8 cup olive oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh... Read More

Butter and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Butter and Garlic Roasted Green Beans:\ Fresh String Beans ¼ Cup Slivered Almonds 3 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 Stick Unsalted Butter 1 Teaspoon Coarse Sea Salt 1 Teaspoon Coarse Black... Read More

Sweet and Sour Salmon

Sweet and Sour Salmon: Salmon 1 each red, yellow, green bell pepper Sweet and Sour sauce Soy Sauce Coarse Sea Salt Granulated Garlic Olive Oil Butter Pre-heat oven to 380... Read More

Cooking with Yolande: Grammy’s Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese: Macaroni Elbows Milk 1 Stick of Butter Flour 32oz Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Mild, Medium, Sharp) 1 each Red, Yellow, Green Bell Peppers Onion Green Onions Oil for... Read More

Candied Yams

Candied Yams: Sweet Potatoes Brown Sugar Cinnamon Jumbo Marshmallows (Not mini) This recipe is super easy and HANDS DOWN the dish everyone looks forward to most every Thanksgiving and Christmas... Read More

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Shopping List

While writing this blog I realized, Thanksgiving is a lot of work for those of us who cook and host! I make a LOT of different dishes, but that’s what... Read More

Fall Soup Lineup

Baby, it’s getting cold outside and nothing warms me up like a good old bowl of soup. I recently signed up to help at a fall luncheon for teachers at... Read More

CURRY SHRIMP MEDLEY RECIPE

Curry Shrimp Medley Recipe   All my shrimp lovers get ready to drool over my curry shrimp medley recipe. It is simple, tasty, and serves up in less than thirty... Read More

Eating Healthy on a Budget

My job is to feed a family of 8 people. Feeding them is the easy part, feeding them healthy, organic, unprocessed food, now that’s the fun part. I get a... Read More

Cooking with Yolande – Take-Out Orange Chicken at Home

 I decided to try my hand at making that famous take-out orange chicken maybe 10 years ago for a few reasons. 1. I wanted white meat, not that sometimes strangely... Read More

Cooking with Yolande – Quick and Easy Fried Rice

There are recipes that call for “plain” steamed rice to allow the protein of the meal to shine. Usually things with lots of sauce or gravy like curry chicken, stir... Read More

Jamaican Curry Chicken Recipe

MommiNation has you covered for dinner! Try Mommi Roxanne's delicious Jamaican Curry Chicken recipe made with love and spice!... Read More

I Gave Up Sugar For 30 Days, Here’s What Happened…

We’ve just wrapped up a successful fitness challenge here at MommiNation. It has been amazing seeing all the beautiful mommies get serious about their health. As moms I know the... Read More

Cooking with Yolande – Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Ingredients: Chicken wings, drumettes, or parts such as legs, thighs, breasts Soy sauce Sea Salt All-purpose seasoning (ie; Season All) Granulated garlic Softened Butter Walkerswood Jerk Seasoning Cooking Instructions: In... Read More

Orange Glazed Salmon Recipe

This Orange Glazed Salmon is all that and a whole lot more. It is super simple, delicious for the entire family and fancy for any day of the week!... Read More

Cooking with Yolande: Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

As moms the responsibility of what everyone is going to eat falls on us most of the time. That can become a burden really quickly when you work all day,... Read More

Quick and Easy Breakfast Egg Muffin

Since the birth of my second baby girl I find that we eat out and do takeouts more often than when we were a family of three. Gone are the... Read More

Cooking with Yolande: Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken

As moms the responsibility of what everyone is going to eat falls on us most of the time. That can become a burden really quickly when you work all day,... Read More