No Rules Black-eye Peas Cookies

(image credit the author, CC0) I love cookies. It is a cookie kind of week. I made black-eyed pea cookies, lightly inspired by this recipe. I was feeling lazy and rebellious so I took a bunch of shortcuts. I think they are fantastic. Not too sweet, crunchy on the bottom, buttery, delicious. YMMV: I haveContinue reading “No Rules Black-eye Peas Cookies”

Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices

(image credit) Our previous recipe took a well-trod path to my family’s heart: tomatoes and sausage. This recipe, however, took more risks. My husband John had to track down Ethiopian berbere seasoning at the local specialty food store. Totally worth it though, it was amazing. I used a full can of coconut milk and cutContinue reading “Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices”

Black-Eyed Pea Soup

(image credit) Pretty boring recipe title, but yum so tasty. This has been one of our favourites thus far. I used two big cans of diced tomatoes, undrained, and a small can of green chilis, undrained. I rounded up on all the dry seasonings and the Worcestershire sauce. Otherwise made it just as is. EasyContinue reading “Black-Eyed Pea Soup”

Black Eyed Peas and Greens Stuffed Buns

(image credit) Ok this recipe is fantastic. The buns looked just like the gorgeous picture, and were super tasty. I served them with the chili honey sauce linked to in the recipe and the combo was one of the best things I’ve eaten in a long time. Ok, at least since the black-eyed pea frittersContinue reading “Black Eyed Peas and Greens Stuffed Buns”

Akara (Nigerian black-eyed pea Fritters)

(image credit) Yesterday I made some West African black-eyed pea fritters. Used this recipe for Akara (aka Accara) with Kanni (this recipe) on the side. Very tasty, rave reviews from everyone. Was a bit challenging to make. I used too much water in the batter, I cut the onions too big, and my oil wasContinue reading “Akara (Nigerian black-eyed pea Fritters)”

Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves

(image credit) And it has begun! What a great start. I made a black-eyed pea curry for lunch today, on Dec 31 2020. Seemed reasonable to cheat ahead on 2021 and get the lucky foods cooking ASAP! Spoiler: delicious. Recipe: Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves at saveur.com. Prep I made it as listed, withContinue reading “Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves”