• New Years Luck Recipes 10

    From Dave Drum@1:3634/12 to All on Sun Dec 31 18:48:00 2023
    And this is the Hoppin' John reccipe threatened above. It is probably
    the most traditional of all of these "good luck" recipes.

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    Title: Southern Hoppin' John
    Categories: Pork, Vegetables, Herbs, Beans, Rice
    Yield: 6 servings

    1/2 lb Sliced bacon; in 1" pieces
    1 sm Bell pepper; any color,
    - chopped
    2 Celery ribs; chopped
    6 Green onions; sliced
    1 c Uncooked long-grain rice
    2 c Water
    1/4 ts Salt
    1 ts Cayenne pepper
    1/2 ts Dried basil
    1/4 ts Dried thyme
    1/4 ts Dried oregano
    1 Bay leaf
    15 oz Can black-eyed peas; rinsed,
    - drained

    In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until
    crisp. Drain on paper towels; discard all but 2
    tablespoons drippings. Saute pepper, celery and onions
    in drippings until almost tender. Add rice, water and
    seasonings. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add peas and
    bacon; simmer 10 minutes longer. Discard bay leaf.

    Anne Creech, Kinston, North Carolina

    Makes: 6 servs

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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