This is a list of 10 recipes I thought you might enjoy or might help you to plan for the games on television and your New Year’s Day meal.  It has been a tradition to serve black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day in our family for many years. Serving black-eyed peas along with cabbage is supposed to bring you good luck and financial enrichment during the coming year. I have posted a couple recipes for black-eyed peas and a couple for cabbage along with some dips and appetizers. Enjoy! (Just click on the name of the dish to go to the recipe).

Crock Pot Black-Eyed Peas or Hoppin' John - TSLC

Southern Black-eyed Peas or Hoppin’ John

Fried Cabbage with Sausage - TSLC

Fried Cabbage with Sausage

Crock Pot Cabbage, Potatoes and Smoked Sausage - TSLC

Cabbage, Potatoes and Smoked Sausage

Southern Caviar or Blackeyed Pea Dip - TSLC

Southern Caviar or Black-eyed Pea Dip

Anne's Sausage and Cream Cheese Dip - TSLC

Sausage and Cream Cheese Dip

Hot Artichoke Dip - TSLC

Hot Artichoke Dip

Herb Biscuit Twists - TSLC

Herb Biscuit Twists

Baked Meatballs - TSLC

Baked Meatballs

Cheesy Pull-A-Part Italian Bread - TSLC

Cheesy Italian Pull-Apart Bread

Beer Cheese Spread - TSLC

Beer Cheese Spread

May you be blessed everyday of the New Year with good health, good cheer and happiness for you and your family.  Happy New Year!

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  1. I have tried and enjoyed several recipes of yours. I have copied many and will be trying them one day. I like to try one new recipe a week and then my husband and I decide if its a “keeper. repeater” or forget it.. haha Keep the recipes coming. I want to get a good recipe for tamale rolls. Not the ones theMexicans make (altho I like it) but large rolls. I used to buy dozens at a time from a company in Chicago but they have moved and wouldn’t give me the recipe anyway,

  2. Thank you for such a lovely blog and recipes. I enjoy reading and cooking your recipes from the heart. Hope you have a blessed New Year.

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Thank you so much Connie. Happy New Year to you, too. Happy to have you on the site and hope you have a great new year.

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