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Jerrelle Guy
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Cooking for two✌?️Vegetarian food from a tiny, Boston kitchen. My cookbook Black Girl Baking available for preorder on amazon now!! ?

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This is still one of my favorite pages from Black Girl Baking because if my daddy was a recipe he would be this Honey Wheat Cinnamon Raisin Bread. I can smell him when I bake this. I think I learned more about him from the way he ate things than from the sparse words we exchanged. As a girl I saw him as a resilient and guarded man, unfussy and intimidating, and because I didn't quite know how to reach him emotionally, I would just watch him pack his sandwiches for lunch instead. Love you pops!
Soup Sunday: African-Spiced Tomato Carrot Bisque in a Dukkah-Rubbed Bread Bowl (shoutout to Berbere in this one for being the true shooting ????) I hope you make this soon! Recipe below????????: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots, diced 1 Tbsp berbere 1/2 tsp cumin powder 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tbsp minced ginger 2 stems of fresh thyme 2 large carrots, peeled and diced 1 cup canned crushed tomato sauce 3 cups low sodium vegetable broth S & P, to taste juice of 1 lemon Bread bowl- Cut the top off a bread loaf, scoop out the extra bread in the center, and then rub with -dukkah blend (chopped peanuts, chopped hazelnuts, sesame seeds, coriander powder, salt, cumin, olive oil, grated garlic) Topping: More olive oil, black sesame seeds for color (optional), harissa!! Heat the oil in a saucepan, and saute the shallots for a couple minutes until tender, add the berbere spice and cumin and cook for another minute or until fragrant. Add the garlic, ginger, and thyme sprigs, and cook a few more minutes, stirring frequently. Add the chopped carrots, crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook for ~25-30 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Remove the stems from the thyme after the leaves have fallen off, and blend the soup with an immersion blender until silky smooth. Add in the lemon juice. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice if needed. Rub the prepared bread bowl on the outsides and inside with the dukkah blend, grated garlic, and olive oil and toast in a 500 degree oven until crusty and brown. Fill with the warm soup and serve! It's delcioussssss
Munching on the last slices of Charcoal Banana Bread from my cookbook, Black Girl Baking! (Which I smeared generously with homemade choc almond spread) I talk a lot about the color of food and how it can change the way we perceive flavor. I just uploaded the trailer to the blog to show a sneak peak of its insides!! Link in bio to watch! And of course, Sunday soup stuff coming at you tomorrow! Happy weekend!! ????
We come bearing more Sunday Soup to share ! ????Roasted Butternut Miso Soup with Spicy toasted Chickpeas. Recipe below!????????Happy weekend to you!! ???????? 3 1/2 cups roasted butternut squash( I peeled and cubed 1 medium squash and roasted it at 450 with a little olive oil salt and pepper until tender) 2 tbsp of olive oil 3 cloves garlic, smashed 1, 32-ounce container veggie broth 3-4 Tbsp red miso paste 1 tsp honey or agave 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar Salt and cracked black pepper to taste In a medium pot heat the olive oil, and toast the garlic stirring frequently so it doesn't burn about 2 minutes. Add in the veggie broth and miso paste and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, add in the roasted squash and puree with an immersion blender until smooth. Add the balsamic, honey, and s&p to taste. For the chickpeas: I broiled them in the oven after tossing them with cayenne and paprika ???????????????? Toppings: scallions and extra cracked black pepper
"Bomb cyclones" make us throw Pho Chay Parties ????????‍♀️. Check the blog this weekend for this vibrant soup recipe and stay warm east coasters! ????There's also still time to preorder my cookbook Black Girl Baking on Amazon!! Don't forget to grab a (physical) copy today!!
Harissa And Garlic Tomato Soup
My crockpot has been my savior these days. And clearly I'm still stuck in the last season Creamy Tomato soup with Harissa. Happy Spring to you all!
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Lemon Pound Cake
Here's our opinion of the ultimate comfort food. My promise is it'll keep you in the kitchen for a while and dirty many many dishes which will keep you busy long after. We love you guys. Take care of yourselves today!
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Spiced Peppermint Hot Chocolate
We made a big batch of Peppermint Spiced Hot Chocolate last night that's so flavorful and decadent. The peppermint brightens it up just enough without it being too overpowering. Hopefully this will help ease you into your Monday.
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