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Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Try this set it and forget it recipe for slow cooker collard greens. Collards are slowly simmered with bacon until tender for a truly tasty Southern side. One Sunday afternoon after church, The Husband asked if I would teach him how to cook greens. He was having a hankering, but he […]

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 […]

Tuaca pineapple martini garnished with two cherries with martini ingredients in the background

Tuaca Pineapple Martini [The Gangster Martini]

Don’t like the traditional dry martini? This fruity pineapple martini recipe includes Tuaca and amaretto liquers, vodka and pineapple juice. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. This recipe was originally published under the name the Gangster […]

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 […]