Monday, January 11, 2010

New Year's Lunch

I started a new tradition last year. I cook lunch New Year's Day. I cook the usual southern fare for New Year's, including black-eyed peas, hog jowl and cornbread. I also usually make some type of potatoes and greens.

This year, I fried the potatoes in some of the hog jowl grease, and I made creamed collards. I had never cooked collards before, but I had seen Pat and Gina make them on their cooking show so I thought I'd try them. Let me tell you, they got rave reviews. One of the fellows at the table went back for 3rds and I think everyone went back for 2nds.

If you are interested in the recipe, you can go to this link and follow their directions to the letter and you will have a dish you will love.

I hope you had a great New Year's. Pray for our country. Love one another.

1 comment:

diamondstatecurlygurl said...

What a great idea!! I just might "borrow" it next year if you don't mind? I've not been able to cook for awhile because of a back injury, but I'm on the mend and so excited - because I'm a Neely's fan too!!

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