Jake was shot to death on Mother’s Day. It came as a surprise even though I had been mentally prepared for it for some time. I didn’t know when or where it would happen, but I did know “how”. It would be at the hands of my husband who had been hunting for a tom […]
Marlene’s Easy Creole Red Beans and Rice Recipe
It’s a tradition to make a slow simmering pot of red beans on Mondays. At my house, if it’s Monday, more than likely, it’s red beans and rice for dinner. I may have moved thousands of miles away from my New Orleans roots, but my cooking habits have changed very little. Buffalo has been added to my menu, […]
Black-Eyed Peas and Cabbage. Good Luck Foods for the New Year!
Living in northwestern Montana doesn’t keep us from our deep south traditions of eating cabbage and black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. Yes, it’s superstitious. But if you think about it many traditions are. For example, the custom of setting off fireworks on New Year’s Eve is believed to go back to ancient times when […]