Cajun Blackeyed Peas In Your Instant Pot!

Cajun Black-eyed Peas is a southern dish I absolutely love. It is sometimes called “Hoppin’ John” though I never heard it called by that name until I reached adulthood even though I grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast close to the Louisiana border. Go...

Dairy-Free (Vegan) Basil Ricotta Cheese

This versitile ricotta cheese recipe takes only five minutes to make and is an incredible substitute for the real thing. With only four ingredients, this vegan cheese whips together in seconds in a cuisinart food processor. If you don’t have this handy kitchen...

French Bread Mini-Loaves

I found the recipe for French baguettes from a wonderful bread baking website, www.breadtopia.com. I have learned most of what I know about bread baking from this site. I took Eric’s recipe and adapted it to use the sourdough starter I always have handy in my...

Ana’s Panamanian Hot Sauce

This recipe was taught to me by a new friend, Anayansi Mong from Panama. Of course, I can’t try a recipe without adding my own variations to it, so this is my version. It is nearly the same. I cut the mustard back to one tablespoon from three. Anna uses yellow...