Pumpkin Chili

Nothing tastes better on a cool fall day than a bowl full of chili. We used black eyed peas and of course, pumpkin, to add a twist to this traditional comfort food. Sprinkled with some freshly roasted pumpkin seeds and served with a side of our classic cornbread, this chili makes a great Halloween eve…

Caramelized Onion and Blueberry Tart

Onions and blueberries? If you think these two don’t go together, think again. Onions and blueberries both contain sugar, but you need to cook the onions low and slow to release these sugars (a process known as caramelization). While blueberries can taste sweet raw, they taste even better when they are cooked because the moisture…

Grilled Watermelon

¬†Juneteenth, (aka Freedom or Jubilee Day) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers brought news to Galveston, TX that the Civil War had ended and the slaves were free. This was 2 1/2 years after President Lincoln enacted the Emancipation Proclamation. Since the proclamation was declared while…