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A Southern black eyed peas recipe gets a spicy kick from cumin, coriander, and saffron. Spice up your New Year's Day dinner with this tasty side dish.

Southern Black Eyed Peas with Saffron

A Southern black eyed peas recipe gets a spicy kick from cumin, coriander, and saffron. Spice up your New Year’s Day dinner with this tasty side dish. January seems to have more hopes pinned on it than any other month. As the first month of a brand new year, it has […]

Not your traditional black eyed peas recipe. These black eyed pea cakes are loaded with bell peppers, herbs and spices and fried until golden brown.

Black Eyed Pea Cakes

This is not your traditional black eyed peas recipes. These black eyed pea cakes are loaded with bell peppers, herbs and spices and fried until golden brown. It never fails, unless The Husband is running around at work with his hair on fire he will always call or text me […]

three strawberry champagne cocktails sitting on a silver tray

Strawberry Champagne Cocktail

This tasty strawberry champagne cocktail combines fresh strawberry puree, fresh ginger and champagne — perfect for brunch, shower or a holiday party. I don’t know how things are done where you live, but when we throw a brunch in Mississippi there is typically some sort of alcoholic beverage served among […]

Don't like the traditional dry martini? This yummy martini recipe includes Tuaca, amaretto, and pineapple juice.

The Gangster Martini

Don’t like the traditional dry martini? This yummy martini recipe includes Tuaca, amaretto, and pineapple juice. When I was about fifteen years old, I watched the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the first time and instantly became obsessed with Audrey Hepburn. Puberty is so awkward and I desired the nonchalant […]

Black Eyed Pea Soup

Black eyed pea soup with ham is a hearty, smoky, and slightly spicy dish that will warm you up even on the chilliest of fall nights. Over a year ago, my husband and I had dinner with another couple at a local restaurant. My husband ordered a bowl of their […]