JJ’s New Years Black-Eyed Peas and Lentils

Whether it’s superstition or tradition, I always make a pot of black-eyed peas for New Years. I did it a little different this year and decided to add other cultures superstitions. Italians eat lentils for New Years, symbolizing money and good fortune. In the south we eat black-eyed peas, symbolizing good luck and prosperity. I…

Spicy Chicken Sausage and Lentil Stew

This stew was a big hit with my friends and clients! You got to give this recipe a try. You will love it too! Ingredients: 1 small bag dry lentils 1 package habanero green chili chicken sausage (4 links) 1 green bell pepper 1 white onion 4 garlic 2 tsp fennel seed 2 tsp coriander…

Lentil Stew w/ Cajun Sausage & Veggies

For the veggies; fresh green beans, yellow bell pepper, carrots, celery, jalapeno and garlic. For the sausage; a Cajun style andouille pre-cooked sausage. For herbs (use all or one or none!) and seasoning; fennel seed, fresh basil, dried bay leaves. salt & pepper. Of course chicken stock for the broth. 1 cup lentils pour 1…