New Year’s Day, Southern Style

Our new friends Susie and Joe invited us to their annual New Year’s Day party, where they revel in Southern heritage and serve all the New Year’s lucky foods: Black eyed peas, ham, grits, collards and, of course, Joe’s famous biscuits!

They special-order the grits.


Tom, Susie and yours truly:lj010115party02

People at the party:


Jelly jars as glasses:


Party goers:

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Ham, buscuits, grits, collards and black-eyed peas. And a bloody, of course!lj010115party07

The buffet:


Pots on the stove. Just help yourself.

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Joe checks his biscuits:

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Sweet little bar:


Dessert on the back buffet. A killer caramel cake:

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Partiers eating and enjoying:lj010115party20


Happy New Year!


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