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Hoppin' John Dishes To Kick-Start The New Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Black Voices

As ubiquitous as champagne and confetti on New Year's Eve, black-eyed peas are a staple in African-American homes come January 1. Like its soul-foo...

Celebrate The New Year With 7 Foods That Bring Luck

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

The new year is upon us! Can you believe it will be 2012? Where did the time go? New Year's Eve is a time for partying and revelry, forgetting the old...

All About Beans

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

Beans are a great source of nutrition, and they play an important part in American regional cooking and culture. Here are the basics a cook needs to know about beans.

Hoppin' John: The Traditional New Year's Good Luck Dish

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

It is believed that eating beans on New Year's Day will bring better eats in the year to come. According to one tradition, a coin is added to the pot and whoever gets the coin will get rich.

Ordering Wine on New Year's Eve (Plus a great Hoppin' John Recipe!)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Here are a few pointers to help you pick what's right for you.

Hoppin' John Recipes And Other Traditional New Year's Dishes

Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

2008 was a rough year, so start the new one right...with a full stomach. Here are some traditional New Year's dishes intended to bring fortune, succe...