Black Eye Pea Stew

Simple, slow, and delicious. Sure, no one asked me to summarize this dish in three words or less…but I love a good challenge. I’ve had dried black eye peas in the house for about a year– initially to make akara, a Nigerian fritter that’s delicious…but labor intensive. I’m still craving it, but I am admittedly…

April Fools: The NOT Top 4

  It’s April Fool’s Day, and I’ve been thinking about the best way to celebrate it. I ruled out making a “gross out” post, because I’m still trying to build an audience, and I’m not sure how loyal you guys are yet… I thought about plating a “meal” made from all the parts of ingredients…

The Craving Mad “Chopped” Challenge

I’m looking for a new challenge this week. Before I jumped on the streaming bandwagon, I almost exclusively turned on my TV for a few shows: The Walking Dead, anything by Anthony Bourdain, Game of Thrones, and…Chopped. It started to get popular right around the time that I started cooking for myself– perfect timing? In…

The Craving Mad 50 Giveaway

Time flies when you’re eating well. TheĀ 50th post will go live in one month, and I think that’s a milestone worth celebrating.