In The Kitchen

The Fry Master Passes Away

By Patrice Smith Gary Benjamin Mitchell, 56, aka Benjie, passed way suddenly on Friday, February 9, 2018. He was known as a peacemaker and always made sure that everyone was okay with each other. “Benjie was very serious about everyone getting along and he would always be the one to calm the storm,” says Terrance…

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Valentine’s Recipes You’ll Love to Share

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off this Valentine’s Day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love. Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse with a sophisticated palate or trying to tempt the taste buds of your littlest loves, explore…

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Healthier Soul Food Cookbook Takes Fresh Approach to Traditional Recipes for “Go Red” Heart Health Month

The Healthier Traditions Cookbook: Soul Food, a healthy twist on traditional Southern dishes, features 17 classic recipes and is available for complimentary download today. The cookbook, a collaboration of Transamerica Center for Health Studies® (TCHS) with the Association of Black Women Physicians (ABWP), helps maintain the integrity of these soul food dishes, while identifying easy…

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Young Restaurateur Serves Up Delicious Buffet

By Patrice Smith At the tender age of 23, Angela Baby owns one of the largest restaurants in the Lowcountry.  The U.S. & Asian Buffet on Ashley Phosphate Road (near Dorchester Road) opened the day after Thanksgiving and Angela is straight business. “All my friends just want to hang out and have fun. But I’m…

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Bolder, Healthier and Easier Meals

One of the challenges of cooking at home is creating bold and unique flavors with healthy, organic and wholesome ingredients without spending hours in the kitchen. With the right tools, you don’t have to go to extremes or make drastic changes to eat healthy. Try these tips to prepare tasty, healthy meals in less time:…

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