Appalachian Thursday–New Year’s Greens

Although pork and cabbage is a more traditional New Year’s Day meal back in West Virginia, I’ve adapted to the south with its collard greens and black-eyed peas. Tradition dictates that you eat greens (whether cabbage, collards, or some other kind) to represent folding money. Black-eyed peas represent coins. Pork is traditional because pigs rootContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday–New Year’s Greens”