It is time to turn the calendar to a new year. Celebrate the arrival of 2017 with the classic Happy New Year Hoppin’ John.
Tradition in the South dictates black eyed peas be served on New Year’s Day, it is thought to ensure prosperity for the upcoming year. It often served alongside cornbread to symbolize gold and collard greens to represent money. We think Hoppin’ John is so tasty that it should be served more than once a year.