Black-Eyed Peas and Cornmeal Dumplings Recipe

By Joanne Bruno | February 4, 2013

Black-Eyed Peas and Cornmeal Dumplings

black eyed peas, dumplings

While tradition dictates that we eat black-eyed peas and collard greens on New Year’s Day to bring us luck in the year ahead, I don’t see why this must be restricted to the first days in January. I’m all for year-round prosperity and what better way to ensure it then to continue eating this auspicious combination months after the new year has come and gone? Read More


Cornmeal Casserole with Black Beans, Swiss Chard, and Parmesan Recipe

By Madeleine Ignon | July 11, 2011

Photo: Madeleine Ignon

Photo: Madeleine Ignon

101 Cookbooks is among my favorite cooking blogs. Heidi Swanson’s vegetarian recipes are always inventive and the photography is beautiful. I found this recipe-a sort of polenta casserole cake-when I searched for things to do with cornmeal (besides make cornbread), and I made it for a dinner party. With only a few ingredients and a relatively short baking time, it falls under my favorite category of Easy/Cheap/Delicious. Read More

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