Friday, January 01, 2021

Food: Hoppin' John and collard greens

Hoppin' John and collard greens is a traditional New Year's Day dish in the South, and who am I to mess with tradition? I did use a vegan recipe, though.

The dish is thought to bring financial prosperity, with the collards being green like dollar bills and the black-eyed peas symbolizing coins. Next year, I'm going to use fewer chipotle peppers and green chilies, because the dish turned out to be a bit spicy:


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