New Year, new change and an updated traditional recipe

King Day logoHappy New Year!

While I didn’t make any resolutions this year (new or otherwise) , I did make a big change.  I took a break from hosting a much anticipated, annual event at my home.

Great beginnings

For the past ten years my sister Roxanne, brothers Montie and Ricky (who passed away in 2013) and my cousin Fred, gathered in my little kitchen to celebrate King Day,a national holiday to mark the accomplishments of civil rights leader and activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading

Get your lucky pot of peas simmering for the New Year

Get your lucky pot of peas simmering for the New Year

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

Collard Greens and Caviar Thanksgiving food news audio cast

Happy Thanksgiving!

Click on the arrow below  and listen to a quick Thanksgiving audio cast of food news you can use. Also, the Butterball Turkey Talk line number is 800 Butterball (800) 288-8372. Listen to the audio cast for hours of operation.

And click here for  for my Lemon Rosy Chicken recipe  which is mentioned as Thanksgiving alternative in the audio cast. Now, cook fearless, eat well!

Tis the season to eat burgers

WimpyBurger season has officially begun.

It’s not that we stop eating burgers at any particular time of the year because burgers are part of the American epicurean experience. But the gastronomy of the burger with its infinite iterations and mash ups heightens as the summer draws near and the outdoor grills are dusted off.

That’s one theory. Continue reading