Eat Your Way to Good Luck and Prosperity: Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

Black-Eyed Pea Hummus is a flavorful twist to a traditional hummus.It’s a Southern tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day.  Black-eyed peas are thought to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year....more
I am so excited about finding this recipe. I grew up eating black eyed peas as a vegetable once ...more

There's a Guest Chef in My Kitchen

Rick used to do all the cooking around here, back when I was a beadmaker with my nose to the torch day in and day out. He still likes to cook, but I rarely let him into "my" kitchen anymore. That's just mean, right? So when he said he wanted to make his famous Curried Black Eyed Peas last night, I untied my apron and stepped to the other side of the counter, camera and notebook in hand. I think I'll let him cook more often. ...more

Crockpot Black-Eyed Peas or Hoppin John

It has been a tradition to serve black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day in our family for many years....more

Until the okra. Okra kind of scares me.

Contributing Editor Karen Ballum also blogs ...more

Yes We Can - I Believe It

I'm not a political blogger, but when I saw this video, I thought I would try something new. Take a look... Well, I thought three things. ...more

Thanks for the comment! I think it is going to be an interesting year!

Carol Marie ...more