Eating black-eyed peas can bring good fortune, according to Southern tradition. Start your year out right with this vegetarian recipe for Black-Eyed Peas and Greens. You can replace the collards with kale, as we did here.
Chinese New Year is more than firecrackers, parades, and dancing dragons. It’s also a time when friends and family gather to celebrate ancient culinary traditions that are as scrumptious as they are symbolic.
Celebrate the start of the Year of the Rat on February 7, 2008, with this festive menu. Don’t forget to wish your guests a happy new year by saying “Kung Hei Fat Choi!” which means “Wishing you prosperity” in Cantonese.
The traditional pairing of chocolate and romance on Valentine's Day is a perfect union, as the simply act of consuming chocolate evokes a multi-sensory, sensual experience: its intoxicating aroma, the way it melts slowly and softly on the tongue, its rich color, its heavenly flavor. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner—it’s time to decide which decadent, chocolaty indulgences to gift to your special someone or pick up to treat yourself to. But before your reach for that traditional heart-shaped box, you should know that not all chocolates are created equal, especially if you're shopping for a vegan valentine.