Tag Archives: Heirloom

Red Peas for Good Luck in the New Year

Did you eat your New Year’s Day peas?  When I was growing up, my mother made peas every New Year’s day – green, from a can.  In fact, all vegetables during my growing up years came from a can – … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

It’s official, summer has arrived with its long hot days, swimsuits, and sunshine.  And, along with summer comes tomato season, which is in full swing here in the south.  I see all of you posting on Facebook about your abundance … Continue reading

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Heirloom Yellow Eye Beans

This past holiday season, I got a lot of cooking related gifts — things like ravioli presses, a comal for making tortillas, and an attachment for my mixer to make homemade pasta.  But one of my favorite presents was a … Continue reading

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