New Year's Food

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New Year's Food

Post: # 133201Post |3lack|ce
Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:42 am

Yeppers, today's a tradition in the |cehaus, and most of the south for that matter -

For luck in the new year we eat:

Black-eyed peas (representative of monetary income of the jingly type during the new year)
Cabbage (representative of monetary income of the folding type during the new year)

Tradition states that the more of the stuff ya eat, the more $$ you make.

When the ex was doing the cooking the cabbage becomes of the 'corned beef and cabbage' type, reminding us of her Irish heritage - today it was pan sauteed with copious amounts of bacon and creole seasonings. The peas were slow-boiled with the traditional pot-dividend of leftover Christmas ham, and served over hot-water cornbread.

What do y'all across-the-pond types eat on new year's? Or even you Yankee types? Hell, I ain't picky...

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Re: New Year's Food

Post: # 133202Post Egaladeist
Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:49 am

Nothing special...daughter's ate cereal for breakfast...various leftovers for lunch...steak n' potatoes for supper...and one just finished a soup and the other a can o' pasta.

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Re: New Year's Food

Post: # 133206Post Morganlefay
Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:17 am

Last night we had an Asian dinner consisting of homemade Chinese dumplings and a vegetarian curry with nan and salad.

Homemade apple crisp with ice cream for dessert

For brunch we had Beauties Specials ....which are toasted bagels with cream cheese, tomato, red onion and smoked salmon. (borrowed the recipe from Beautys Restaurant Montreal)

Then I roasted a small chicken stuffed with herbs lemon and garlic...with roasted potatoe and carrots...for dinner. Left over apple making a chicken broth

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Re: New Year's Food

Post: # 133254Post Aspman
Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:01 pm

Steak pie.

Feckin huge massive steak pie from the butchers.
Some seasonal veg to set it off.

Failing that a whole gammon.
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