New Year’s Day is almost here and that means it’s time for black eyed peas, aka cowpeas. Southern tradition says that eating black eyed peas on January 1st will bring you good luck and prosperity throughout the new year. I’m not generally superstitious, but I am happy to take my chances on this tradition. Black […]
My mom first began baking her favorite sugar cookies over 50 years ago. She is no longer able to do the baking herself, but she does still love her cookies and judges all other cookies on how well they compare to hers. When eating another cookie, she’ll say “Well, it was ok, but it wasn’t […]
I’m a vegetarian, but I do cook for my carnivorous family. Making sausage at home is easy and only takes a few minutes of prep time. It’s nice to be able to choose a good quality meat for the sausage instead of whatever random and often fatty animal parts are used in store-bought sausage. For […]
It’s always a good idea to pay attention to what we eat and the quantities we eat. That can be especially hard during the holidays when we are extra busy and have lots of food available. Appetizers are something that’s really easy to overdo, so I came up with a tasty fruit salsa that is […]
Breakfast flavors in a cookie? Yes! This simple pancake mix cookies recipe makes it possible to enjoy these classic comfort food flavors for dessert.