Cooking with the Washington Youth Garden: Fresh Asparagus, Spinach and Mint Tea

I’m sure the parents of the 3rd and 4th graders from two D.C. area public charter schools would be amazed by their children’s enjoyment of asparagus and cherry tomatoes, sautéed spinach, and fresh mint tea. Being that I only started enjoying asparagus last year, I was definitely impressed, but that just goes to show the [...]

Blogalicious ’09: In the Company of
My Sister Bloggers

This time last week I was rushing off to catch a flight down to Atlanta for Blogalicious 2009, a conference for women of color bloggers. As I settled in at the W Midtown and checked into the conference Friday evening, my surroundings of talented and dynamic women, including the thorough conference organizers of MamaLaw Media Group, made it immediately [...]

Lee’s Ginger Mint Lemonade

Earlier this month, I joined my first cousins on my father’s side for an informal family reunion of sorts for our generation – a cousins’ reunion if you will. Our weekend get-together took place at the home of one of my cousins who lives just outside of Atlanta. In addition to enjoying our time together [...]

Cranberry Apple Sangria … All Gone!

Despite the temptation I had to make a variety of dishes for my family’s Thanksgiving dinner, I listened to reason and limited myself to just two small contributions to the meal. Since most of my Aunts and cousins already had everything covered, and since I had to leave at 5am on Thanksgiving morning to take [...]

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