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Showing posts from January, 2021

Lucky Black Eyed Pea Casserole

Happy New Year! I first posted this recipe a couple of years ago but I couldn't let another day in the New Year go by without making at least one traditional New Year's Day dish. I remember my great grandma soaking black eyed peas, marinating pork chops and picking greens in preparation for the annual New Year's Day meal.  These were traditional dishes meant to bring good luck and prosperity all the year through if eaten on January 1st.  I've often shared the story of my great grandmother coming to visit us from November until March.  She lived in West Virginia and the winters were harsh so each winter we drove to West Virginia to pick her up as Fall ended and she stayed with us until her birthday in early March. She was a lady of few words.  I can't recall every hearing her say "I love you" but I have fond memories of watching her work magic in the kitchen. She was the best cook ever.   She had a knack for using anything in her pantry to ma

8 Things You Should Be Watching on Hulu This Month

Happy New Year! There are a bunch of familiar movies heading to Hulu this month.  Guess it's their way of helping us laugh off the stresses of 2020. January starts with the release of 3 in the Austin Powers series: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers: Goldmember  Four Kid's Movies include: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Shrek Frozen Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Well that's 7 flicks you SHOULD watch on Hulu this month and now it's time for the 8th.  That's where it gets tough.  Hulu has three Star Trek flicks and a collection of Stephen King movies so I can't choose one so I recommend that everyone be on the lookout for some of your favorite Star Trek movies and some Stephen King classics including Cujo. These are just a sampling of some of the new flicks hitting Hulu and I can't wait to see what the rest of the year holds for us.   Do you have Hulu? What are you watching?