Sugar, flour, vinegar, eggs, and water are cooked until thick, and then butter and lemon extract are stirred in. This velvety filling is poured into a baked crust and chilled before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.

Sugar, flour, vinegar, eggs, and water are cooked until thick, and then butter and lemon extract are stirred in. This velvety filling is poured into a baked crust and chilled before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.

A savory stew made with ‘good luck’ black-eyed peas, ham hocks and shredded Napa cabbage gets a kick from cayenne pepper and Cajun seasoning to make a terrific New Year’s Day dish.

A savory stew made with ‘good luck’ black-eyed peas, ham hocks and shredded Napa cabbage gets a kick from cayenne pepper and Cajun seasoning to make a terrific New Year’s Day dish.