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Do You Have a Traditional New Year's Meal?

Cypress Sun

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On 12/30/2022 at 8:47 PM, Cypress Sun said:

I do, been doing it for as long as I can remember. It's nothing special, just your typical Southern New Year's dinner. Ham, black eyed peas w/salt pork, collard greens with/salt pork, rice, cornbread and pan-fried hog jowls. Heap the desired serving on your plate, mix the black eyed peas/juice with the rice, sop it up with the cornbread and dine away. It's supposed to be for luck, I guess. I cook it up because it tastes good and if it brings some luck, that's even better!


Do you do a special meal for New Year's? If so, is it a family tradition or a tradition of your own making? 

Same here, minus the hog jowls.  My dad used to eat pickled pigs feet which I also learned, with one small bite, to give a hard pass.

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