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Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John is a southern tradition. I’m not from the south so I’m not sure why I’ve adopted it. This year, since we no longer eat meat, I’ve altered my regular recipe to a vegetarian version. Print Hoppin’ John Ingredients 1 pound dried black-eyed peas, […]

Fake Souffle Casserole

Fake Souffle Casserole

My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me some time back and I’ve found it to be very versatile.  As with all of my recipes, it has a lot of wiggle room. You could add cubed ham, crumbled cooked bacon,  leftover cooked vegetables. Make it your […]

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

On those summer days when it’s too hot to cook,  blenderize some cold Spanish style soup.  As you know, DH and I love spicy foods, but our DDs do not. I make my gazpacho mild and add a splash of Tapatio or Tobasco in ours.  […]

No Knead Bread – Minimal Mess

No Knead Bread – Minimal Mess

You might notice that this I’m beginning to see a pattern to what I cook. Easy. Quick. Simple. This bread recipe is all of that and it’s nearly fail-proof.  It doesn’t rise up really high but it’s tasty. Print No Knead Bread Ingredients 3 cups […]

My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

I didn’t even know that cooking food to avoid doing something else had a name. Procrastibaking!  We all do it. Okay, maybe we don’t all do it but I do it, and maybe you do, too. Let me set the scene. The grass on the […]

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

This recipe is intended to be switched up on the fly. Warning: this is not a traditional hummus recipe. It’s  Americanized, but it’s tasty. Print Easy Quick Basic Hummus Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), liquid reserved 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste) […]