Get Social

Your one stop shop for delicious recipes, meal plans, and a good laugh.

Month: November 2017

Spiced Sorrel Sangria

Spiced Sorrel Sangria

Holiday season is my favorite time of the year for many reasons but, the drink take the cake. Yes, even over food. I love coming up with new drinks for us to enjoy. This sorrel recipe was born when I visited a Senegalese restaurant here […]

Banana Pudding Cheesecake w/ cinnamon whipped cream

Banana Pudding Cheesecake w/ cinnamon whipped cream

Growing up my absolute favorite dessert was banana pudding and no one could make it like my older sister Jack.  I remember every holiday season sitting in a chair by the stove as she stirred her homemade pudding in the pot for what seemed like […]

Candied Yams

Candied Yams

My favorite candied yams recipe. Yes you need to add all of the sugar….and yes you should only enjoy this once or twice a year lol. It’s delicious but certainly not good for you however, I felt it was worth sharing. Enjoy at your own risk!

Print Recipe
Candied Yams
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. Wash your yams.
  3. Place yams in a large pot and boil until soft.
  4. In a medium bowl mix your sugars, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Now it’s time to layer your sweet potatoes.
  6. Slice your first yam thinly and place it in a 9x13 baking dish
  7. Generously sprinkle your sugar and spice mixture over yams.
  8. Using a tablespoon drizzle 2 tablespoons of butter over layer.
  9. Repeat until you have used all of your potatoes.
  10. Top final layer generously with sugar and spice mixture, orange and lemons juices as well as remaining butter.
  11. Cover with foil and bake for 45-55 minutes until juices are bubbling.
  12. Remove from oven and allow yams to cool for at least 15 minutes.
Spicy chicken wings

Spicy chicken wings

I love chicken guys….well loved chicken and these are by far the best fried chicken wings I have ever tasted. I’ve been on this vegetarian journey for a while and have axed chicken out of my diet completely but, I thought to myself, that’s not […]

Seafood Gumbo

Seafood Gumbo

There’s no cool story behind this gumbo, it’s just amazing and one of the first recipes I created on my own so needless to say it’s my baby and I love it. I must also add this gumbo easily goes in my top 2 gumbo […]