Ask A Connecticut Expert: Top Recipes For Super Bowl SundayKashia Cave is an award-winning chef who has been honored both for her culinary talents and for her commitment to helping teach urban children how to prepare and eat healthy meals. She is also a mother of a 21-year-old son who told her that for the Super Bowl “real men don't care about healthy food” and that she had better come up with some especially tasty food for “real men.” Chef Cave took up the challenge, and here are her five top recipes for Super Bowl Sunday.
Ask A Connecticut Chef: 5 Mouth-Watering Meatloaf RecipesMeatloaf should not be boring. Chef Kashia Cave cooks in Connecticut but hails from Trinidad, where she grew up with family members who each had their own unique take on the traditional recipe. Trained in both Connecticut and Italy, Chef Cave of Meriden's My City Kitchen is happy to share those island family meatloaf recipes.
Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy FoodsChef Kashia Cave of My City Kitchen has made it her mission to use her culinary talents for good – and especially when it comes to helping kids learn to eat healthy. Here is how she goes about it.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: Christmas Cookie RecipesAlthough her motto and philosophy of cooking is “Be Healthy, Eat Great Food,” Chef Kashia Cave knows that during the holidays, everyone expects and needs cookies, and she knows all about Christmas cookies. She developed these holiday cookie recipes for us.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: Top Easy Tailgate FoodEvery cook likes to show off their best work, and Chef Kashia Cave of Meriden’s My City Kitchen is no exception. Here are her personal top three recipes for easy entrees to bring to a tailgate party.
Ask A Connecticut Chef: Easy 4th Of July RecipesThere are many tried-and-true recipes that moms and dads trot out on the 4th of July. This year, why not try something a little different from the traditional burgers, dogs and three-bean salads?
Ask A Connecticut Chef: Ways To Keep Your Meals Lean And CleanEating healthy, green, lean and clean is something that even a child can learn – provided they have a teacher like Chef Kashia Cave. The classically trained chef has eschewed the world of commercial cuisine to commit herself to teaching young people how to make healthy, sensible and affordable food choices.
Ask A Connecticut Chef: Gluten-Free Thanksgiving RecipesKashia Cave, founder of My City Kitchen in Meriden, provides some gluten-free recipes for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
Tired of Turkey? Main Course Alternatives For ThanksgivingThanksgiving is not just about turkey – especially for those who do not like or are tired of the traditional stuffed bird. Many families prefer a roast, seafood, lasagna or even a rice-based dish. Here are just four main course alternatives.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: Top Workout RecipesA workout is a waste if the food consumed before, in between and after is not healthy. Chef Kashia Cave is a classically trained chef who helps teach children and teens not only how to make good food choices but also how to make good food. She understands that everyone, and especially the young, too often succumb to bad eating habits simply because nobody ever showed them how easy and enjoyable it is to make healthy meals and snacks.
Cooking Ideas For Kids From A Connecticut ChefCooking with children should be messy, exciting and fun; at least that's what Connecticut chefs Kashia Cave and Cindy Hartog, who have devoted their careers to kitchen crafts with kids, believe.