• HOPPIN' JOHN

    18 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Welcome in the New Year with Hoppin' John, a traditional New Year's Day dish, and luck will follow you all year long! WHAT IS HOPPIN' JOHN? Hoppin' John is a dish traditionally eaten in the southern United States on New Year's Day. Dating back to the early 1800s, it is made with black-eyed peas , rice, and meat (usually pork, in the form of bacon or ham). The meal can also include collard greens and corn bread. Hoppin' John is also known as “Happy Jack,” “Happy John,” and “Hop-in-John.” WHEN DO YOU EAT HOPPIN' JOHN? For some, the tradition of eating Hoppin' John begins at midnight , when...
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