Sunday, January 1, 2012

What's for Dinner?

Hey All,

Do you have a meal you fix every year on the first day of the new year?  Is it a tradition or a superstition?  Or maybe now has become a little of both?  We will be having our usual southern style New Year's Day dinner it is has become a tradition for me but a superstition for my hubby.  He believes if you don't have collard greens, black eyed peas, and pork roast you will have bad luck all year.

New Year's Day Menu:

collard greens
black eyed peas
pork roast
mashed potatoes & gravy
green beans
mac & cheese

Whether it be tradition or superstition the good news for me is I won't have to cook tomorrow.  Leftovers!

Happy New Year's and may 2012 be good to you!



Marlene said...


It sounds absolutely delicious. I made pork and the black eye peas too, but in a different dish with sauerkraut. It's suppose to be very lucky.

It sounds like you have been very busy with the kids and the appointments. I have asthma and it went undiagnosed for a very long time because it isn't severe and when I was in the doctor's office I wasn't having an attack. There are breathing exercises that can help with it. Also, I used a very cool program (Wild Divine makes it) to practice increasing lung capacity so that when I do have an attack it is less severe and I can get it under control pretty quick. Ironically caffeine helps too (coffee or soda). I know caffeine isn't good for us, but it can bring an asthma attack down right away.

I understand what you said about your hubby. The Spring usually cures everything so it will just be a few more months.

I love hearing about your crafts too - did you make anything special for the holidays or was it just too busy?

Mel said...

Mmmm collard greens! Have you any corn bread to go with that yummy meal... lol

Oh baby is it cold outside, we have been below zero the last few days. The wind doesn't make things any better, bitter maybe Brrr.

Love ya,

Vickie said...

Hey Mel, Oh it has been cold here also. Too cold! You know I have had on my long johns and sweat clothes.

Oh yeah we had cornbread lots and lots of cornbread. I made both kinds the sweet kind that the kids and I like and the other kind that Tony likes.

Stay Warm!!!!
Love Ya,