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

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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!

A story and a cupcake aiming straight at your heart

Valentines dayHe reached out his hand and slowly grasped the cup of iced Café Americano from her hand.

His strong fingers lightly caressed her delicate hand as she demurely released the cup from her grasp. He paused a minute. His eyes danced as he searched her effervescent face. She smiled coyly and said, “Thank you.” He winked at the charming young Barista, then gently pressed his business card into the palm of her hand, and left the coffee house with a swaggering gait and a heart filled with excitement about the possibilities. Continue reading

New Year’s traditions and a lucky pot of peas

 

Happy New YearFarewell 2014.

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