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A couple weeks ago, my oldest son went to Morgantown, WV, to check out the college he wants to go to.  While there, we visited… 262 more words


Homemade Plantain Crackers

Okay…I am addicted to these. Seriously! I love them. I discovered this recipe from The Paleo Mom about six months ago, and I have made them several times. 329 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

Porridge Plantains

Today I had a lesson in Cameroonian cooking.

I’ve been following a blog (Immaculate Bites) posted by a young Cameroonian woman who puts out recipes from a variety of cuisines – African, Caribbean, some middle eastern, some from the southern areas of the USA. 608 more words

Living And Learning

Uganda : Matoke

This project didn’t happen by accident. Many years ago, I was scouring the interwebs for ideas for new meals, when I came across a sweet potato-and-peanut dish from West Africa. 391 more words


Photo recap

Last Sunday’s volleyball tournament at the embassy. Hah, funny story at this location… Once you’re inside, taking pictures is okay. When you’re outside and you want to take a picture of 100 mangy and impoverished, scrawny and clueless, what you may know as cows being herded down the road, you resist.   388 more words

Fried Cinnamon Sweet Plantains

Yellow plantains are so sweet tasting and an excellent source of good carbohydrates, why wouldn’t you want to include them in your meal?

This plantain recipe is quick and easy, with the plantains lightly sprinkled with cinnamon which bring out the natural sweetness of them. 140 more words


Rice with Tomato Sauce and Plantains

Not everybody knows how to cook plantains (called also cooking bananas). This is the reason why I recommend you to try out my simple autumn recipe! 325 more words

Slow Food