New Year’s Food Traditions

New Year’s Food Traditions

Seminole, Southern, Soul and Cracker cooking have many similarities in that they all used what was available or they could find in the woods.  As many Southerners moved further south to Florida during the 1870s, they brought their traditions and foods with them.   A New Year’s meal of black-eyed peas, collards, cornbread and pork/ham is steeped in the tradition of bringing wealth for the coming year.  The […]

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