Red-Red

This week's recipe hails from Ghana. This is a West African dish that uses black-eyed peas. It only has a few ingredients that makes a great stew. I started with a recipe from Camellia, which sells dried beans. Not sponsored, BTW. Red-Red is a recipe that stews the beans in a tomato sauce with smoked [...]

Indian Cumin Fried Rice with Spinach, Bell Pepper and Peas

I love recipes that a quick and dirty that you can do on a weeknight without a lot of fuss. This recipe takes some simple ingredients and makes them into something spectacular. Fried rice isn't just for your typical Asian dishes, it can fit into so many cuisines. This one is an Indian-based recipe. When [...]

Vegan Esquites that is more than just a side

I was watching an America's Test Kitchen video on the treadmill and saw a recipe for Esquites. It looked so good. For those who are not familiar with Esquites, it is a salad made to be like Mexican street corn. Mexican street corn has crema and cheese and warm spices. Equites take the corn off [...]

Middle Eastern Rice with Black Beans and Chickpeas

Another week working part time at home. I think without the technology we have today, it would be much harder to work at home. I use both Microsoft Teams and Slack to work on different projects. Both allow me to keep in touch with my colleagues easily. VPN technology has improved too. I don't need [...]