Sunday Shrimp and Grits

Whew chile, shrimp and grits may just be THE ultimate Sunday brunch comfort food. Rich creamy grits with the addition of cheddar cheese, shrimp and bacon make this version of a classic southern dish extra flava-full! Pair it with a refreshing cool drink like a Mimosa, mint julep, sparkling lemonade or a fruity and acidic…read more

Consortium’s Summer Engagement Series NYC Event

It Wouldn’t Have Been the Same Without YOU! This time last Wednesday we were gathering for The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management’s Summer Engagement Series New York Event! Wonderful networking among Consortium alumni, education partners, corporate partners, Consortium Fellowship recipients and friends. Guests enjoyed  hot and cold hors d’oeuvres while chatting and sipping on great…read more

Milano Wine Week 2021 at Il Gattapardo in NYC

I was excited to be invited to Milano Wine Week 2021 NYC last October. After months of virtual events and Zoom calls while under quarantine due to the COVID pandemic, it felt good to attend an in-person event, see a few familiar faces and make a few new contacts. COVID restrictions and all, Allison Levine…read more

SIP, SAVOR & SHARE 🍷

Join Business Insurance Women-To-Watch Awards 2021 At a Virtual Wine Tasting 🍷 Fundraiser For Gamma Iota Sigma Please join us on December 8, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (EST) for a virtual wine tasting and fundraiser in support of Gamma Iota Sigma, a 501c3 educational organization centered around a mission to promote, encourage and…read more

Butternut Up!

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein It’s Week-Before-Thanksgiving Thursday and the beginning of what can be one of the warmest or loneliest times of the year in America, depending on whether you’re surrounded by people who care about more than themselves or not. Thanksgiving was founded on…read more

How to Use A Chimney Starter

I’ve been in Atlanta visiting my mom this week. We’re grilling tonight so I decided to teach her how to use a chimney starter to get a charcoal grill started without lighter fluid. She didn’t have a chimney starter so I went to the local Lowes Home Improvement Store to pick one up for her.…read more

Jamaican Joy

Made a Caribbean dinner of jerk chicken, rice and peas and a shaved Brussels sprouts salad tonight. I marinated the chicken in Walkerswood jerk marinade, before grilling it in a cast iron grill pan and finishing it off in a 250 degree oven to ensure it was cooked all the way through but not dried out. Conversely, you…read more

Blackberry Lemonade

The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice… Whoever first said this was really onto something. It’s true that the deeper colored foods tend to have more flavor and nutritional value. Think of sweet potatoes versus white potatoes, brown rice versus white rice and dark leafy greens like collards and kale, compared to iceberg lettuce.…read more

Groovy Gazpacho

It’s warming up outside and everyone is starting to think about summer. When the temperature goes up, we have to be careful to stay hydrated. One of my favorite summer snacks to hydrate and provide sustenance, without slowing me down is Gazpacho. I sometimes like to have a bowl before a workout. It gives me…read more