In which Katie and I try some Fermented Milk Soft Drink. Pictures! Words!
Also, I just noticed that this is my third food-related post in a row, so I̻ve created a food category for the site. In case anyone ever browses the archives by category.
Sometimes it’s hard not to feel like the universe is conspiring against me. In a single day I found out that:
That is all.
There’s a tradition in the southern US that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s day will bring you good luck. Many people serve a dish called Hoppin’ John, but in my family we have something a little different. It’s nice because it’s intended to be served cold, so you can make it ahead of time and it keeps really well. I can never remember the recipe, and always have to get it from my mom, so this year I decided to immortalize it.
So if you haven’t had your black-eyed peas yet this year, get it done this weekend and you’ll probably be safe. If you’re looking for a way to prepare them, try this.
Mix up the whole shootin’ match in a bowl, cover it, and let it sit in the refrigerator for at least two hours, more if you can. This is one of those things that gets better if it sits for a while, letting the flavors combine.