DIVAS CAN COOK
“OLD SCHOOL COOKING FOR THE MODERN SUPER WOMAN”
Are You Ready To Throw Down In The Kitchen?
Welcome to Divas Can Cook- a blog that will show you how to whip up some flavorful, slap-yo-mama (and get slapped right back) dishes all from scratch!! This site is dedicated to helping you look totally bad ass in the kitchen, even if you’ve never cooked a day in your fabulous life. So pull out that pen and paper sista (and brotha), class is in session!!!
Hi there! My name is Monique and I’m a full-time wife, mommy, blogger and business owner who loves to EAT…oh and cooking is cool too. : ) I’ve been cooking since I was a little diva, learning tried and true, award-winning recipes passed down from my grandmothers, mother, slew of aunts, uncles, cousins, play cousins….you get the point right?
I created this site for many reasons:
1.) I got tired of my family & friends calling me for recipes. I can’t tell you how sick and tired I am of answering the phone and hearing “Hey. What’s mama’s yeast roll recipe?”
2.) I wanted a place to store all of my favorite, tried & true recipes. One day the recipes on this blog will be a beautifully printed and arranged wedding gift to my daughter or daughter-in-law.
3.) I got tired of people saying “what? yeah right, you can’t cook!” or putting me on “fruit cutting duty” the minute I happily sashay into the kitchen and ask “how can I help?”
4.) I wanted to share my easy recipes and love for cooking with others. I love that old school style of cooking, it’s the best in the world! But sometimes the recipes can be unnecessarily complicated which leaves many people just “leaving it to grandma”. I like to think I simplify those recipes without losing that soulful taste. A good , tried and true recipe can be one of the best gifts ever. I’m over the moon when I get an email saying “that turkey was the talk of my Thanksgiving dinner!” or “my husband said I made the best red velvet cake he’s ever had!” or “I was never taught how to cook, so I’ve been learning from you. Thank you.” Pass the kleenex honey!! Yall sure know how to get to a broad.
All-in-all cooking is a skill that every woman should have in her “bag of tricks”. I hope my tried & true, step-by-step recipes will help you get started on whipping up some tasty homemade meals that will impress the best. Ok now don’t just sit there looking all pretty, grab a recipe and get ta’cookin!!!
“I have been in love with Monique since day one, and her titles only made her more darling!” –Paula Deen (Real Women Of Philadelphia: Food Title Standouts)
Thank you for your interest in sponsoring Divas Can Cook!
Divas Can Cook is an award winning recipe blog that started in mid 2009 and has grown steadily over the years.
I take pride in being one of the top African-American female food bloggers. My site is designed to show young, busy women just how easy, fun and fabulous cooking from scratch can be. I create step-by-step recipe videos on my youtube cooking channel and also discuss topics like cooking tips, kitchen must-haves, product reviews, menu planning, and various cooking and kitchen related topics.
Divas Can Cook has been featured on Forbes, Black Enterprise Magazine, The Nate Berkus Show, Kraft, Huffington Post, Food Networks youtube channel, numerous websites, radio shows and printed media.
Along with being a featured partner with ifoodtv, I was also selected as a Youtube 2011 NextChef , a finalist in Food Networks Next Big Youtube Cooking Star contest, and a spokesperson for Walmart’s 2011 holiday media tour.
2012 brings on another year of scheduled appearances, national exposure, partnerships with big food brands and hopefully working with YOU!!
Divas Can Cook is frequently visited by a growing audience of mainly women ages 25-44 who are beginner cooks, moms, grandparents, chefs, or just people interested in learning how to cook from scratch, particularly southern and soul food dishes.
Please contact me if you are interested in viewing my site statistics or to discuss how I can create a advertising campaign for you.
Divas Can Cook is hosted on it’s own dedicated server.
I currently offer 3 forms of sponsorship
1.) Blog Ads (bottom right side bar)
2.) Blog Post Giveaways
3.) Video Reviews & Video Product Placements
(Please contact me if you desire a custom campaign that includes multiple forms of advertising, above the fold placements and special locations)
Let’s Stay In Touch!
Email: yesdivascancook (at) gmail (dot) come
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