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This recipe, my lovely friends, is pretty typical me, but yet, special. What is Cowboy Caviar? It’s simply black eyed peas, shoepeg corn, petite diced tomatoes, onion, cilantro and diced jalapenos in a red wine or balsamic (based on my mood) vinaigrette. Y’all – It’s Southern Black Eyed Pea Salsa. I’ve made so many picos […]

Ranch Chicken Chili


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I love soups. I have made a bazillion different types of soups and chilis. I haven’t shared them all, but eventually I will – at least the ones that were good enough to remake.

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Oh, y’all. How I love summer. It’s warm, fun, I get to grill out all the time, get a tan, etc. Also, everybody seems to be consistently in vacation mode (I need one ASAP by the way). And, I don’t have to freeze my ass off every time I walk out the door. I sooo hate to […]

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I have a ton of cookbooks. Seriously. Here, I’ll show you. These are only my favorites. I have a bunch in a cabinet that even though I don’t really use that much, I can’t let go of. And, yes, I keep cooking magazines. Like a true hoarder. Recently, the publisher of The New Jewish Table sent […]

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You will love these. Sinful, deep fried little things. They remind me of my childhood days – eating Captain D’s addictive hushpuppies and batter fried fish with tons lemon juice and tarter sauce. I haven’t had that in years. I think maybe my arteries plead with me anytime I get a craving for it. But, […]

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