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And Now… Let’s Eat!

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“Timing is Everything. And when you are ready for it, it will come.”–Goodvibe.co I found that quote on the internet, and all of our lives are such a true reflection of that. Timing is everything! I started this journey for pursuing my dream of being a Food Network host 1o years ago. I was selected …

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Today Show Tailgate

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I recently had the pleasure of being a guest chef on NBC’s Today Show. I brought the party to the Plaza! I  represented hard for my home NFL team, the Atlanta Falcons aka “Dem Dirty Birds”. I created two dishes to make my team and home fans proud.  I prepared my famous “Dirty Bird” Stuffed …

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Don’t Call It a Comeback

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Don’t call it a comeback… I’ve been here for years! I have to quote the great rapper LL Cool J, because it is only fitting after my recent appearance on Food Network’s Comeback Kitchen/Food Network Star. Back in 2009, when I was asked to be a competitor on Food Network Star season 5, I had …

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Caribbean Heat meets Southern Sweet on Home & Family

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In case you missed it, I had such a great time cooking with crew of Home & Family on the Hallmark channel.  With reggae music playing in the background and delicious food and drinks on the menu, how could we not have a good time on set. I love blending the cuisines of my Caribbean and …

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FEED YOUR FACE

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You always ask how my skin looks so great, well here is one of my secrets–my diet. Watch as I explain 6 foods you want to incorporate into your daily diet so can lose a few pounds and love the skin you are in. As promised… Creamy Balsamic Dressing Recipe 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (no …

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Chef Jamika’s Press Kit

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Chef Jamika’s Press Kit

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Looking Good on Camera from a TV Pro

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Are you ready for your close up? Well, it’s time to get ready! For some, being in front of the camera can be intimidating. After years of TV experience, I did this video to help anyone  look and feel great on any video or interview. Enjoy!

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Dream Big, Sacrifice Bigger

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2015 has been a big year of change for me. After much prayer and consideration, my husband and I decided it was time to do something new. We decided to move. We did not just move to a new neighborhood or new city. We decided to leave everything behind in Atlanta and move literally across …

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Culinary Jetsetter

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Upon announcing my latest project as a correspondent for the Chew, I got an email from a proud fan that said, “Congratulations Jamika! Add Culinary Jetsetter to your resume now.” “Culinary Jetsetter”, I like that! It sums up my new job in two words perfectly. As a chef I always have an appreciation for food. …

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My “I Love Lucy” Moment

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While visiting See’s Candies in Los Angeles, CA, I was asked to join the ladies on the candy assembly line. I was flattered, but soon realized why I was greeted with several muffled laughs and smirks from the workers. I took my place on the line and the candy started coming, and coming, and coming! …

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