I catered a BBQ for the 4th of July. The guest raved about the wonderful dishes I prepared. The menu included the following:

Honey Barbecue Grilled Chicken - Grilled chicken legs, thighs and breast in a honey barbecue sauce

Pulled Pork and Pineapple Sliders - Sweet and tangy glaze on pork tenderloin with grilled pineapple on Hawaiian sweet roll

Portabella Mushroom Sliders - Grilled Teriyaki portabella mushroom caps 

Mexican Grilled Corn - Grilled corn on cob with mayonnaise, Queso Fresco, and lime

Vegetable Kabobs - Roasted veggies in a red wine vinegar marinade

Potato Salad - Red-skinned potatoes with scallions, bell pepper, a mayo and Dijon mustard dressing 

Orzo Salad - Orzo pasta with sweet corn, grape tomatoes and diced avocado 

Green Bean Salad - Pan-seared green beans with chopped celery, green onions, red pepper flakes, and herbs 

Fruit Kabobs

Fresh Chips and Salsa 


#naturalgal #teamnatural #blackchick #kinkycurlygurly

#naturalgal #teamnatural #blackchick #kinkycurlygurly


Boogs and the sea urchin.

#sheddaquarium #familyday

Boogs and the sea urchin.

#sheddaquarium #familyday


Nana and the kids 

#family #familyfirst #love

Nana and the kids

#family #familyfirst #love


Casual Fridays #workflow #teamnatural #thegirlwiththetray #naturalmama #naturalhair #cheflmarie

Casual Fridays #workflow #teamnatural #thegirlwiththetray #naturalmama #naturalhair #cheflmarie


#naturalmama #naturalhair #thegirlwiththetray #cheflmarie #teamnatural

#naturalmama #naturalhair #thegirlwiththetray #cheflmarie #teamnatural


I told her to go wake up her big brother. She climbs into his bed. #siblinglove #family #kids

I told her to go wake up her big brother. She climbs into his bed. #siblinglove #family #kids


Snow really does look pretty when it’s fresh…and you’re home.

Snow really does look pretty when it’s fresh…and you’re home.


Great wine. Great price.

Great wine. Great price.


Linguine carbonara with cauliflower, pancettac and shrimp. So good.

Linguine carbonara with cauliflower, pancettac and shrimp. So good.