Black Eyed Peas with Chard & Leeks

This one comes courtesy of my Chromecast which, when not magically presenting the latest season of The Walking Dead, rotates through images from NASA and various food blogs. If not for the high definition image of this beautiful dish, I would have never gone looking for a recipe involving black eyed peas – easily my least liked legume (and hip hop group).  Continue reading


Board Game Weekend

Board game weekends are actually a pretty common thing for me these days. When my friends get together, we usually try to keep our numbers low so that we can play just about everything. This weekend though, I left Orange County to meet up with seven friends I haven’t seen in a very long time. The goal: to play as many board games in 72 hours as our fragile human bodies would allow. Continue reading