Ingredient: diced tomatoes

hoppin' john black-eyed peas
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Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas

No one is sure where Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas originated. Some believe the recipe may have come from Louisiana and the French Creole name for pigeon peas, which are similar to black-eyed peas. The French Creole term for pigeon peas is “pois a pigeon,” which is pronounced “pwah peeJon.” This explanation makes great sense to me. […]

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Veganized Charleston Red Rice

Veganized Charleston Red Rice is a delicious and healthier version of the old southern classic. Served up and down the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, “red rice” originated on the West African coast and was brought to America by slaves. Red rice typically has a kielbasa or other sausage in it. To veganize the […]