Wishing a very happy New Year to you! 2018 was one of the best years yet and gave me so many memories to cherish. It will be hard for 2019 to top it, but I do have lots of big + exciting things planned (can’t wait to share!).
As you know, I love a good tradition so here on January 1st I'm celebrating the Southern tradition of serving dishes that are said to bring us good luck + good fortune in the New Year.
If you’re looking for a traditional New Years Day menu here in the South it includes collard greens, black-eyed peas , cornbread, Hoppin’ John’s and some pork
Here’s a round up of some of my favorite recipes for New Year’s Day :
A true Southern classic, Cornbread is meant to symbolize “gold” in the New Year. Signifying wealth and good fortune in the new year, they say cornbread made with actual corn kernels (my preference) symbolizes “gold nuggets” - even better. Click for the recipe or try a spin on the classic with this special cornbread recipe that I just love.
Let me know in the comments your favorite ways to cook these New Year’s Day staples and what else you like to have on your plate.
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