If you’re like most of us, you come home from work, take off your clothes and then ask the age-old question: ‘What’s for dinner?’ If you’re single, that might mean choosing between a hastily thrown together sandwich, some dubious looking leftovers, or takeout. If you’re a parent, that might mean coming in after your daily […]

Daily Praise

Miss Robbie Montgomery is the owner of the Sweetie Pie’s chain, which is based in St. Louis. She’s also the subject of OWN’s “Welcome To Sweetie Pies,” which makes its return to the TV channel for a new season this week. She reveals what has been the hardest thing about building this successful empire. She […]

Arts & Entertainment

It’s practically a fact: One taste of Patti LaBelle’s cooking may result in a person shouting: “C’mon Patti!” LaBelle, whose sweet potato pie craze resulted in record sales last year, is set to debut her new show “Patti LaBelle’s Place,” on the Cooking Channel next month. The hour-long cooking series, which initially aired last year […]


  Mini Obama was just one of roughly 4,000 people who visited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for the final Halloween celebration of Obama’s presidency. (Insert major sad face.) POTUS handed out White House-labeled Hershey Kisses and FLOTUS handed out cookies on the South Drive—much to the surprise of many due to Michelle Obama’s commitment to healthy […]


The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is following closely on the heels of Patti LaBelle‘s sweet potato pies success. In addition to donating food and…


R&B superstar Patti LaBelle and YouTube star James Wright Chanel are the newest stars on the Cooking Channel. Chanel became an overnight sensation on YouTube.com…

News One Now

Chef Roble stopped by “NewsOne Now” to talk his new fragrance line, Clique by Roble, which comes out in the spring. He uses the same…


Singer Beyonce Knowles is planning to publish a soul food cookbook. The 16-time Grammy winner said that she was inspired by her mother, Tina Knowles, who regularly cooks a host of soul food dishes no matter where in the world they may be. Beyonce’s other inspiration comes from her gal-pal actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who also […]


I’ve been dreaming of opening a place like Red Rooster in Harlem for years, since even before I moved to the neighborhood. Harlem has been a hub of culture and entertainment for decades, and I couldn’t help but be tempted by its allure. A place so alluring, I’ve made it my home. Harlem is legendary. […]

Elev8 Health

After working so hard on your body all year to rock your summer outfits, you don’t want to get distracted this late in the game.  Let’s face it: barbecues, campfires, cocktails, and picnics can really take a toll on your newly toned stomach.  Take a step back and follow these simple tips to enjoy the […]