This blog is a repost from last year. Why?
Because what’s not new about each New Year is this epicurean tradition: cooking a pot of black eyed peas.
If you read the post last year, it’s worth the review.
If this is your first time reading it, enjoy the story of history and hopefulness of a lucky pot of peas. Continue reading
It’s been a dizzying year from the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370, to Germany winning the World Cup in Brazil, outbreak of the Ebola Virus, civil unrest in America and LeBron James going back to the Cavilers.
Yes 2014, we must bid you adieu so we can usher in a new year with new solutions, possibilities and opportunities.
In the United States, the New Year comes in with much fanfare and tradition, like the New Year’s Eve Times Square ball drop. Continue reading
All I can say is wow!
Look what a little, lonely rotisserie chicken sitting in my fridge along with a few other kitchen pantry ingredients can grow up to be – a recipe for an easy Kitchen Cassoulet that is now among the top finalists in the Extended Stay America Away From Home Cooking Challenge!
The challenge was simple: Submit a dish that can be made in the Extended Stay America kitchen. The recipe may contain no more than ten ingredients, and cannot require baking or use of an oven. When I saw the challenge, I entered my recipe. Continue reading
From my little kitchen in Los Angeles, California, Collard Greens and Caviar – the blog – was created.
It’s a modest concoction of a little this and that and a few other things. It’s not serious journalism which I’ve practiced most of my career, but it seriously fulfills my journalistic need to write about a subject I love without boundaries or limits. This has been a whirl wind adventure and I’ve never left my laptop or stove top.
Collard Greens and Caviar is certainly the “little blog that could” travel all over the world. It’s gone to countries I’ve never visited and countries I could have never imagined. Continue reading