Black Eyed Pea & Rice Salad made with Cilantro Lime Rice Instant Pot or Stove Top Chipotle Copycat

What to Know About Black Eyed Peas

Not too long ago, I was looking at some of my posts about Black-Eyed Peas. A Black-Eyed Pea & Rice Salad (I loooove that salad!) and since the Holidays are approaching and Black-eyed peas are considered a “lucky” dish for New Year’s, I was thinking too, of the dish, Traditional Black Eyed Peas. Since they have been on my mind, I thought now would be a great day to talk about Black-Eyed Peas, their nutrition, how to shop for them and how to store them.

Black Eyed Pea & Rice Salad

lack Eyed Pea & Rice Salad

Over the years, I have given shopping hints on almost every post. This year, I’ve decided to move forward with my original vision, and cover an ingredient from some of my posts pretty much from top to bottom, with a goal of eventually having my site be a better resource for you. Today, obs, I am choosing Black-eyed peas.

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What to Know About Kale

What to Know About Kale

When I first started writing about food, it was always my intention to highlight ingredients, how to shop, compare prices, choose them, store them as well as use them. And I did make a stab at that, years ago, under “Ingredients” in my menu. But more recently, I’ve been slowly adding and upgrading as I go. Lately, now that it’s in season, I’ve been thinking about and using kale a lot, so here is What to Know About Kale.

Oven-Dried Kale

Oven-Dried Kale

Over the years, I began giving hints on every post about the ingredients. This year, I’ve decided to move forward with my original vision, and cover an ingredient from some of my posts with a goal of eventually having my site be a better resource for you. Today, obs, I am choosing kale, inspired by my recent posting of Oven-Dried Kale.

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What to Know About Feta Cheese

What to Know About Feta Cheese

So not too long ago, I decided I had to run down to a small imported foods market in Minneapolis to get some really good Feta cheese to make Bulgarian Cheese Pots. (By the way, those Bulgarian Cheese Pots are OUTSTANDING!) Yeah, who does that? Not me on a regular basis, but Bill’s Imported Foods is in such a cool area of town, it was fun just going there. I took advantage of the trip and bought several items, including extra Feta and several kinds of Feta! And of course, I wanted to know What to Know About Feta Cheese to make sure my bounty stayed up to snuff!

Bulgarian Cheese Pot - Сирене по шопски в гювече

Bulgarian Cheese Pot – Сирене по шопски в гювече

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What To Know About Beets

What To Know About Beets

When I first started writing about food, it was always my intention to highlight ingredients, how to shop, compare prices, choose them, store them as well as use them. And I did make a stab at that, years ago, under “Ingredients” in my menu. So the first post in this series is What To Know About Beets.

Cubbys Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

Cubbys Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

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Not Grandma's Salmon Loaf

What To Do With That Canned Salmon Lurking In The Pantry?

Canned Salmon. I grew up with it in landlocked Northwest Iowa in the 1960s. And I didn’t like it. There was a time I’d tell you that you were nuts that I’d buy it and use it. Let’s face it, though, if you’re on a limited budget and want to get some healthy fish in, if you want to save time, or if you want to make certain dishes, Canned Salmon can be the way to go!

Canned Salmon

Canned Salmon

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