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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:18 AM

Here it's the custom to have Pork, because it's the south, Greens are so you prosper in the New Year, and Blackeyed Peas for good luck.

So I am cooking a slab of Pork Ribs, fresh Collard Greens with onion, garlic, and seasoned with bacon, and a pot of Blackeyed Peas with onion, garlic, and bacon. All cooked on the grill outside and smoked with Apple Chips. I still have to go to the store for dessert, but I'm thinking Lemon Meringue Pie.

YUMMM!!!!

We eat as soon as it's done.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:29 AM

I can't say that I'm aware of the origins of the tradition, but we always have Pork and Saur-kraut on New Years day. My grandmother said that it was to ensure prosperity in the coming year. We generally have Kielbasi too.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:38 AM

Here in Alabama which is truly southern we are having pork loin ,green beans, blackeyed peas and maybe some cornbread. We are eating good today.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Here it's the custom to have Pork, because it's the south, Greens are so you prosper in the New Year, and Blackeyed Peas for good luck.

So I am cooking a slab of Pork Ribs, fresh Collard Greens with onion, garlic, and seasoned with bacon, and a pot of Blackeyed Peas with onion, garlic, and bacon. All cooked on the grill outside and smoked with Apple Chips. I still have to go to the store for dessert, but I'm thinking Lemon Meringue Pie.

YUMMM!!!!

We eat as soon as it's done.

Kenny and I will be right over--What time:bounce:
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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:58 AM

Lunch is ham-black-eyed peas for luck and tonight my newest passion-Cajun: Yellow-fin tuna steaks in crab bisque sauce, sides of cajun rice and sweet corn macque Choux (mock-Shoe)-----as a buddy of mine from Tuscaloosa use to say " make ya bawl,squall and climb the wall":D :D :love:

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 11:23 AM

Here it's the custom to have Pork, because it's the south, Greens are so you prosper in the New Year, and Blackeyed Peas for good luck.

So I am cooking a slab of Pork Ribs, fresh Collard Greens with onion, garlic, and seasoned with bacon, and a pot of Blackeyed Peas with onion, garlic, and bacon. All cooked on the grill outside and smoked with Apple Chips. I still have to go to the store for dessert, but I'm thinking Lemon Meringue Pie.

YUMMM!!!!

We eat as soon as it's done.


Sounds delicious. Email me some please!!

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 11:40 AM

Pork and Kraut here too. Look forward to it every year.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 11:50 AM

I always get the best of both worlds, north and south of the Mason/Dixon line. We fix Ham and black Eyed Peas, Greens, Corn beef and Cabbage, mixed Veggies, Corn Bread. After that, it's nap time on the couch with my daughters.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 07:09 PM

Here is quick video of supper. It was GOOD!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkEB16-EOd8


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Posted January 01, 2012 - 07:12 PM

No traditional meals here, just whatever we have or want. Lunch was chopped steak, fried corn, and mashed potatoes. Was good too! Tonight just sandwiches.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 09:00 PM

No traditional meals here, just whatever we have or want.


Same here. Today was leftovers for lunch and pizza for dinner.

Amigatec that looks great :thumbs:

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:04 PM

Here is quick video of supper. It was GOOD!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkEB16-EOd8

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Amigatec that looks like it would smell and taste awesome!:worshippy1:



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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:05 PM

Wind took the power out earlier so it was off to the Japanese steakhouse for me. Hibachi cooked scallops with garlic sauce and sushi(cooked sushi, not raw).

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:12 PM

Here it's the custom to have Pork, because it's the south, Greens are so you prosper in the New Year, and Blackeyed Peas for good luck.

So I am cooking a slab of Pork Ribs, fresh Collard Greens with onion, garlic, and seasoned with bacon, and a pot of Blackeyed Peas with onion, garlic, and bacon. All cooked on the grill outside and smoked with Apple Chips. I still have to go to the store for dessert, but I'm thinking Lemon Meringue Pie.

YUMMM!!!!

We eat as soon as it's done.




Sure sounds like good eating. It also sounds alot like the way Grandpa Jones did it on Hee Haw. Brought back good memories.

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Posted January 01, 2012 - 10:14 PM

Here we only had Hog Jowl in Blackeye peas,Cornbeef and Cabbage, Mashed potatoes with Apple Dumplings. Also cooked a Pork Boston Butt.




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