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Making Roast Pork for the First Time

This was actually a Picnic Roast Pork. I have passed by this type of meat, thinking it would be too complicated. It was actually very easy. I did take the layer of fat off and that I didn't need to do, next time I won't do that. It was tasty just the same.I used that layer of fat and the bone for my red beans that I cooked the next day. I used the recipe from Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine cookbook (it is available on Amazon,, by Norma Jean and Carole Darden. This book is filled with their family stories and recipes. The pork recipe is from J. B. Darden and he is described as a meat and potato...

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Celebrating Anu Prestonia for 40 years of Natural Beauty

I had the honor of creating Anu Prestonia celebration gown, for her gala event.  I post just a snippit of the event here, but it was so much more than this 1 minute story.  Want to see more take a peek at the professional photos from Khamit Kinks IG page See more photos from Photographer Edward C.Jones here. The program: DJ, Des One Food by Richard Yu of Madeline Catering  Mistress of Ceremony Harriette Cole Special guests Drumming: M’ten Halsey & Osayande Makati Angaza African Dance Tribute Video: Hamamset Angaza (seen at the event) Special Guest Speakers: Nana Camille Yarbrough author of “Cornrows”  (was not present, but message read by Ms. Cole) Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter: More...

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One day to go in VEDA 29, How has your opinion on video creation changed over this month?  This was a challenge in many ways. Can I do it, who will watch, who will care?  I put myself through the paces and I was encouraged by others to do it do it do it! So I did it....sort of.  I didn't answer any of the questions in my videos, but I did create a video per day.  I will say it was an incredible journey.  I was creative and learned got busy in the technique of doing it.  Loved shopping for music (I like to call it) on Epidemic Sound and Free Music Archive.  These were the results of making...

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