May 2011
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Posts published in May 2011

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Repeat Performance

Repeat Performance

The best French toast — ever Growing up, I used to love the weekends. We could always count on my mom cooking a scrumptious breakfast. I’m sure that my best friend Dalia enjoyed hanging out with me, but my mom’s weekend feasts were a nice bonus. Every Saturday and Sunday, my brother Rodney and I ...

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Mother’s Day in the Not So Windy City

Mother’s Day in the Not So Windy City

There are a few friends with whom I share a special bond because we have one unfortunate thing in common – we’ve all suffered the loss of a mother. Losing that core caretaker who loves you unconditionally is never easy. As you can imagine, it is especially difficult on Mother’s Day. My friend Mari Koda ...

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The Best Hot Sauce

The Best Hot Sauce

I am not a fan of spicy food. I feel like it ruins the taste and prevents me from enjoying the meal. However, my brother loves hot and spicy, like his women. He could not stop talking about the homemade hot sauce that Gwelda’s husband made. Harold Fairweather is the creator and owner of HAF’s ...