Friday, January 1, 2010

Day 1: Happy New Year!

I'm going to attempt this 365 thing this year.  I'm not going to promise any particular type of photo.  I take pictures of all sorts of random things.  Before I put the kids to bed tonight I pulled out the monster and took a few shots of the kids.  None of them seemed right for today.

So I went to the kitchen and pulled out my New Year's food and prepped a plate of it with a little garnish and snapped a few shots.  I think this is my shot of the day:

Texas Caviar

Want the recipe?

2 cans of black eyed peas
4 finely diced cloves of garlic
1 finely diced red onion
1 finely diced bell pepper
5 thinly sliced green onions
handful of chopped cilantro
1/4 white wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup salsa verde
salt and pepper to taste
(If you want it extra spicy dice a jalepeno pepper and toss that in, too.)

Drain and rinse the black eyed peas.  Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for 2-24 hours.  The longer it marinates the better it tastes.

Serve cold with tortilla chips.


  1. Looks Delish! Great choice for the first day!

  2. Looks so yummy!your blog looks great!

  3. not only does that photo look stunning, but that looks yummy...I need to grab breakfast or else I'll be hitting the new cupcakes I made last night! LOL