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  • Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    I got sick over the weekend, with fever, fatigue and what my dad would call catarrh. I got a little delirious, in a way a fever does; but the doctor suspected it’s an infection from my long bout with seasonal allergies. I took a recommended extra day of rest and … Continue Reading...

  • Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Save for taking a few day trips into West Virginia and having lived in Maryland, I’ve never really been to the South (Southern United States). Still, I’ve been eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s for good luck ever since I learned of the southern tradition.

    It’s not that I … Continue Reading...

  • Wine Glazed Vegetables and Lentils

    Wine Glazed Lentils and Vegetables

    Wine Glazed Lentils and Vegetables

    I had a particularly delicious rice and lentil dish at a friend’s house recently. Our host before we sat down to dinner, apologized because she said she’d been running late and had rushed through preparing the meal.

    It was a simple mujadara with about the same ratio of rice to … Continue Reading...

  • Stewed Great Northern Beans with Harissa

    Harissa Spiced Great Northern Beans

    Harissa Spiced Great Northern Beans

    Stews are usually my sister’s domain; she makes the tastiest and sauciest stews I’ve ever had, and soups too, savoury and nourishing with comforting heady aromas
    You’ll often find her in our little kitchen, busy cutting and slicing vegetables, stirring them into large sizzling pots, seasoning sauces and cooking up … Continue Reading...