And spent the next few hours cooking.
I'm afraid my mother's rum cake didn't make it past 10 a.m.
As you might have read in this post, the Southern tradition for New Year's Day is:
Any combination of Black-eyed-peas, pork, and cornbread for good luck and prosperity for the new year. This year, I used Husband's grandmother's Hoppin' John recipe.
With lots more cornbread on the side,
And Tabasco sauce for the collards and Hoppin' John.
And, of course, champagne.