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Happy Near Year + Hoppin’ John

The Southern US has a lot of great food traditions, including Hoppin’ John. This straightforward dish of black-eyed peas, rice, and bacon eaten on New Year’s Day is thought to bring luck and prosperity into the year ahead. If nothing else, it is a warm bowl of comforting food after […]


My New Year’s Food Resolution

As I was packing up for the holidays, I did my requisite fridge clean-out. Even after making a concerted effort this week to eat as much of the perishable food we had on hand, I still threw out several items. Half a carton of strawberries, half a quart of milk, […]


Weekend reads and recs

This weekend, I’m hoping to complete my Christmas shopping. Wish me luck! Coffee is a very important part of my morning routine. In an effort to be greener (and save a little green on my coffee shop habit), I bought a travel mug I can lock and toss in my […]