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Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams

Poppy Tooker invites Louisiana caviar processor John Burke into the studio and imbibes in the intoxicating aura of Margarita Bergen.

Cajun Caviar (Yields 8 cups)

1 - 15 oz. can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
1 - 15 oz.can sliced black olives, drained
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/3 cup chopped pickled jalapeno pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1 teaspoon cumin

Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight, until ready to serve.

Serve with tortilla chips or your favorite crackers.

Poppy is the host and executive producer of the weekly show, Louisiana Eats! Food personality, culinary teacher and author, Poppy Tooker is passionate about food and the people who bring it to the table.