New Year’s Day

Food & Drink

Haitian Squash Soup Gets Delicious Recognition

Every January 1, Haitians serve this spicy, savory soup with centuries of history—and UNESCO just awarded it protected cultural heritage status 

Food & Drink

Why Do We Eat Black-Eyed Peas on New Year’s Day?

James Beard Award-winning author Adrian Miller shares his family recipe for the New Year’s Day staple

Food & Drink

Collard Pesto

Move over basil, this wintry Southern green is the star


Bloody Good Holiday Punch

A Bloody Bull is an even richer spin on a Bloody Mary. Make it batch-style, like one G&G writer’s family, and prepare to bowl over your party guests

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Ginger and Collard Green Fried Rice

Turn yesterday’s side dish into tonight’s supper with this recipe from Atlanta chef Todd Richards

Food & Drink

Coconut-Braised Collards

Caribbean flavors accent this Southern standby


The Commander’s Palace Bloody Mary

This bloody good drink is one of nearly 60 recipes in a new book about the South’s favorite brunch cocktail


A Perfect Pot of Greens

A Southern Soul Food Classic Rediscovered

Anatomy of a Classic

Hoppin’ John Biryani

A Kentucky chef crafts an exotic yet familiar spin on a Southern stalwart

Food & Drink

Carla Hall’s Callaloo Collard Greens

A fiery Caribbean chile makes for one hot mess of greens

Arts & Culture

A Mysterious West Virginia New Year’s Day Tradition

The Shanghai Parade dates back to the 1800s

Food & Drink

How to Make a Collard Sandwich

The most important trick: Don’t simmer the life out of the greens

Food & Drink

A Recipe for Luck and Money

Celebrate the New Year with chef Ashley Christensen’s tasty take on peas and greens.

Food & Drink

New Year’s Smoky Greens

It’s no secret that Southerners love their greens, especially on January 1

Food & Drink

Turnips and Greens in Miso-Ham Broth

An irresistible dish with the depth of braised collards and the brightness of summertime

Anatomy of a Classic

Hoppin’ New Year

Black-eyed peas, rice, and pork come together 
for a big helping of Southern tradition