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Santa Barbara-Style Black-Eyed Peas

I always make black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. The lore is that eating these beans on the first day of January will bring a year filled with luck and prosperity. Who couldn’t use a little bit of that these days? This dish is total comfort food, as in comfort for the inebriated daze that […]


Mushroom Frittata With or Without Ham

Have you ever tried making breakfast in the morning for a crowd, feeling like a short order chef, and then you spend the rest of the morning in the kitchen washing dishes? Well, here’s a great frittata recipe that you can make easily, use only one pan, and still satisfy the most discerning crowd. It’s […]

Rica’s Tortilla Soup

Every time she cooks I am excited. Here is Rica’s wonderful and easy tortilla soup. It is delicious!

Aunt Penny’s Marinara

This is so easy and delicious. I always have it on hand and use for pastas, pizza and stuffed zucchini blossoms. You can also use fresh tomatoes, too…