Black-eyed Peas are a must for many on New Year’s Day, as they are said to bring good luck in the New Year. Whether or not that’s true, they will definitely bring you warmth and goodness anytime you cook them. A Louisiana and Southern tradition since the early days of our country, Black-eyed Peas are comfort food as rich in tradition as they are in flavor. Here is Sweet Daddy D’s simple, no-angst recipe for Black-eyed Peas, simmered in rich stock with Creole seasoning and Andouille Sausage. Serve this over rice for memorable and traditional New Year’s fare, but I bet you’ll end up wanting these year-round.
Cranberry Relish is that little something extra that makes the Holiday meal more special. Cranberries, one of the few commercially grown fruits that are native to the United States, go back to the 17th Century when Native Americans were known to mix cranberries, sugar and sugar in simple recipes. Over the years, cranberry sauces became known as a Thanksgiving accompaniment, but now are actually associated with all Holiday meals. Here’s Sweet Daddy D’s simple and no-angst recipe for Cranberry Relish that will get everyone’s attention. Continue reading “Cranberry Relish”
Cajun Fried Turkey…an absolute treat. Injected and rubbed with Cajun seasoning, then deep fried. The result is crispy skin and moist and tasty meat mixed with all those Cajun spices-phenomenal flavor and it’s done a lot quicker then roasting in the oven.