What are your traditions for starting your New Year off right?
I've always heard whatever you do on the first day of the year, will be what you do the rest of the year--
Our Southern Tradition continues with food! of course! On this day, we must eat at least one spoon of cooked cabbage, black-eye peas and have some pork to insure good health and wealth. I love black-eye peas! the family not so much! But, they will indulge in the tradition just the same--who wants to tamper with that health-wealth thing!
Here is a recipe that makes black-eye peas taste absolutely delicious--in my book!
Good Luck Hoppin' John
4 strips bacon, diced
Other customs around the world include food as well:
So, here's to whatever your tradition or custom includes to bring in the New Year--