The Juicy Truth About The Seasonality of Tropical Fruits

As I age, I’m becoming more and more of an anthropologist at heart. I just wanna know everything about how people work! And that extends to food—I am constantly pondering about the seasons for avocados and watermelon (Pomology they call the study of fruits). Flummoxed when I go to the market asking the vendors, “Yuh […]

Crispy, Tender, and Unbelievably Easy: Air Fryer Roasted Chicken Cooked Right

Half a chicken, cooked in the air fryer and seasoned with black pepper on a blue plate with gravy and garbanzo bean salad

Today, we’re diving into the world of air-fried delights with a staple in comfort food: roast chicken. But not just any roast chicken – we’re talking about a crispy, tender, and unbelievably easy air fryer roasted chicken that’ll have your family asking for seconds (and thirds!). Sometimes, traditional oven roasting feels time-consuming or messy. Enter […]

Don’t Give Up! How to Make Your Best Black Bean Burger Ever

Chef Samantha holding a homemade black bean burger with melted cheese on a plain bun, ready to bite.

Black bean burgers often get a bad rap. Dry, crumbly, and flavorless—sound familiar? But trust me, mama, it doesn’t have to be that way! With simple tweaks and hacks, you can create juicy, flavorful black bean burgers that even the pickiest eaters will devour. Let’s ditch the disappointment and make burger magic happen!  Do Black […]

Veggie Heaven Awaits: Explore My Delicious List of Air Fryer Veg Recipes!

Shallow Bowl of Roasted Air Fryer Vegetables on Top of White Rice

Calling all busy moms who crave flavorful, fuss-free veggie delights! Chef Samantha here, ready to transport you to the magical world of air fryer veg recipes. Whether you’re a seasoned air fryer pro or just starting out, this post is your one-stop shop for mouthwatering, beginner-friendly recipes. Get ready to transform your veggies into crispy, […]

Your Exciting and New Favorite: Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Two Open Face Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos That Have Been Cooked in Air Fryer

Calling all busy moms on the hunt for a fun and flavorful taco night upgrade! These Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos are perfect for satisfying your craving for something different on Taco Tuesdays or whipping up a crowd-pleasing game-day snack. Forget bland, boring veggie tacos! These crispy cauliflower florets get drenched in a spicy, tangy […]

Plant-Powered Perfection! Try this Air Fryer Teriyaki Roasted Veg Recipe.

Shallow Bowl of Roasted Air Fryer Vegetables on Top of White Rice

Craving flavorful veggies without the fuss? Look no further than these sweet, sticky, and oh-so-satisfying Air Fryer Teriyaki Roasted Vegetables! Whip up a nutrient-packed side dish in minutes with minimal cleanup thanks to the magic of your air fryer. Imagine tender broccoli florets, crisp bell pepper slices, and juicy mushrooms, all glazed in a luscious […]

The Ultimate Breakfast for Busy Mornings: Air Fryer Egg Frittata Recipe

Overhead photo of Mini Egg Frittatas in Blue Plate

Are you looking for a quick protein filled breakfast option that will kickstart your day? Look no further than this amazing Air Fryer Egg Frittata recipe! In this blog post, I, Chef Samantha George, will guide you through the process of creating a flavorful and nutritious frittata using the convenience of an air fryer. Let’s […]

Deliciously Decadent Miso & Maple Glazed Salmon Cooked in the Air Fryer

Close-up photo of a piece of salmon with a golden-brown glaze made of miso and maple syrup laying on rice. The salmon is placed on a white plate with some escallion garnish sprinkled on top and a few pegs of broccoli and cucumber on the side.

Cook deliciously in minutes! This succulent salmon dish is coated with a combination of umami flavors of miso with the sweet maple glaze, steamed down in the air fryer and then caramelized to perfection to create a tender, flavor bomb! Get ready to elevate your cooking game with my Air Fryer Recipe for Miso & […]

How to Make a Delicious, Tender, Deep Fried Chicken without Hassle

As a chef, I know that frying chicken can be a tedious and messy process, but with this easy pressure cooker recipe, you can make delicious, tender fried chicken without all the hassle. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner or something special to serve at your next gathering, this recipe is sure to […]

Can Jerk Chicken Be Made in the Oven?

Chef Samantha holding a platter of jerked chicken and breadfruit

Every Jamaican told me not to jerk chicken in an oven! One pan chicken chef that I interviewed said, “Ah nuh jerk dat! Ah bake chicken dat!” (Translation: By definition, anything jerked in an oven is baked chicken) Yet, I see so many people on Tik Tok attempting jerk chicken in their oven. So, I […]