Traditional Dishes Served At The New Year's Table

Jan 3, 2014

One of the most popular New Year's dishes in the American South is Hoppin' John. We'll hear about this dish and more new year's traditions on this week's show.
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Every holiday has its own of traditions, and New Year's Day is no exception. On this week's Louisiana Eats! we'll hear about a bowl of hoppin' john made with the freshest ingredients, the superstitions behind black-eyed peas, and a roasted cabbage beyond your wildest dreams.

Southern food purveyor John Martin Taylor joins us to talk about reviving traditional foods in South Carolina; Adrian Miller shares more secrets about Soul Food; and Chef John Currence talks about his new book: Pickles, Pigs, and Whiskey. Plus, we'll hear about a collaboration between the Red Stick Farmer's Market and the Star Hill Church in Baton Rouge.