Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

Inspired by Michael W. Twitty’s transformative book The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South, this hummus is a nod to my continued journey of racism awareness. History moved the somewhat lowly black-eyed pea from a humble mainstay, or animal feed, to a symbol of good luck on New Year’s, due…

Yum Sauce

This is so simple, and so yummy.  Great on broccoli, rice, chicken, pork, and I’m guessing would be fabulous with a rice bowl. 

Spicy Carrot Dip

We are in the midst of having the exterior of our house painted. A few years ago we painted the barn, checking that we liked the colours we’d chosen. We decided to change the door colour, yet we haven’t gone to the back of the barn to re-do the stall panels. The only time we…

Pea & Edamame Dip

It’s spring! Time to set aside thoughts of roasted roots, and go for the green. We sat outside after a full day of sunshine and working outside. Even though it was early April, the temperature made us so aware of summer days around the corner. I had spent a few hours, getting the porch ready,…