Beese Eats: KITH and KIN

     A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe. – Thomas Keller Last weekend, I had such an amazing time celebrating my 10-year Deltaversary (read 10-year Delta anniversary) with my line sisters (read: the…

Beese’s Pieces’ Wakanda Month-long Birthday Giveaway

“Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” –…

Beese Eats: Maty’s African Cuisine

You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food. – Kurt Vonnegut     A couple of weeks ago I was in Detroit, Michigan…

Reflecting: TEDxWilmington 7th Annual Conference

Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on. – Thurgood Marshall   Estimated time to read: 4 minutes When I first decided…

Beese Eats: De Ranch

  Never eat more than you can lift.  – Miss Piggy Estimated time to read: 4 minutes To say that I love to eat is an understatement. I am a huge foodie, but trust me when I say I am…

Testimony Thursday: God Healed My Wrist

“As a child of God, our whole reason for existing is to give God praise. What a testimony to give in a difficult situation.” – Monica Johnson  Estimated time to read: 4 minutes I had this crazy, unsightly and painful…

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Beese Eats: Peju’s Restaurant and Lounge

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child Estimated to Read: 8 minutes A few weeks back, I was asked, “What are the best Nigerian restaurants in the DMV (District, Maryland, and Virginia area)?” He…

Alter Ego: Growing Up in America in a Nigerian Home

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. – Marcus Garvey Estimated time to read: 8 minutes Growing up in America as a first generation child in the 90s and…

Thought Leader: How to Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset

  I decided to start my ed tech company, Upliftology™, in 2015 when I realized a huge need still existed to help students prepare for their higher education goals and pursuits. I saw the disparity mostly among those in the…