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Christy Irene

  • Freshly boiled crawfish

    Juneteenth Cookout Takeover Crawfish Recipes

    I’m participating in the 2020 Juneteenth Cookout Takeover. This initiative was established to encourage the celebration of Juneteenth – a jubilee of freedom to commemorate the end of slavery – and…

  • Creamy Shrimp and Jalapeño Cheddar Grits

    Shrimp and grits was not a household staple meal for me growing up. Nope. I actually had my first bowl at a resort in Chicago during a very chilly Easter weekend.…

  • How to Make Jalapeño Cheddar Grits

    There is nothing that pleases my soul more than eating delicious and filling food. These jalapeno cheddar grits definitely hit the spot. Since I was young, I have had a tendency…

  • Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

    There has to be some good in the world. Lately, it has been a challenge to see the silver lining. During times when I cannot tell up from down, I go…

  • Oven Roasted BBQ Jerk Shrimp

    When I go out to eat, my favorite bites of food always tend to be seafood. Shrimp, catfish, oysters, crab: the lists just goes on and on. I am in pure…

  • Crawfish Cream Sauce Recipe

    The one thing that I truly enjoy about cooking is finding the tricks of the trade that can make life simple. I am pleased when I find a way to repurpose…

  • have a spelling bee at home - Christy Irene

    Have a Spelling Bee at Home

    Between rainy days and pandemics, I do not know which can cause more pull on your creative capacity. Okay. Who am I kidding? The pandemic wins hands down. It’s not just…

  • Mixed berry crisp in cast iron pan

    How to Make a Mixed Berry Crisp

    As of late, my mind has been on making sense of the mess going on in the world. One thing that brings me back to a place of centeredness is getting…

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