Cooking Broke

shrimp and grits IngredientsGrits:4 cups chicken broth1/2 whipping cream1 cup quick cooking gritsSalt and freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoon butter1/4 cup Parmesan DirectionsIn a heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring the chicken stock, and whipping cream up to a low simmer. While simmeringwhisk in the grits and a pinch of salt. Stir constantly and return to a lowContinue reading “Cooking Broke”


Is there trust in a relationship within Mainstream and Black Culture Trust in any relationship is necessary and important for it to be a good one. Trust assured reliance on the character, ability, strength or truth of someone, one in which confidence is placed, dependence on something in the future– Webster dictionary 10th ed. DoesContinue reading “BLACK FEMALES and MALES:”

Cooking Broke

turkey bacon double cheese burger with fire roasted tomato sauceIngredientsExtra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling plus 1 tablespoon8 slices turkey bacon2 1/2 pounds ground turkey breast2 green onions, finely choppedA handful cilantro, leaves finely chopped1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder1 1/2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprikaSalt and freshly ground black pepper2 teaspoons zest and the juice of 2Continue reading “Cooking Broke”

Covid and Mental Health

Can you actually have a love/hate with covid from effects towards mental health? The COVID-19 pandemic may have brought many changes to how you live your life, and with it, at times, uncertainty, altered daily routines, financial pressures and social isolation. You may worry about getting sick, how long the pandemic will last, whether your job willContinue reading “Covid and Mental Health”

Terrance Hayes

Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Terrance Hayes earned a BA at Coker College and an MFA at the University of Pittsburgh. In his poems, in which he occasionally invents formal constraints, Hayes considers themes of popular culture, race, music, and masculinity. “Hayes’s fourth book puts invincibly restless wordplay at the service of strong emotions: aContinue reading “Terrance Hayes”