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Collard Greens, Pork Belly, Turnips and New Year’s Tradition.

I’m not a superstitious person to say the least, but I can’t fight tradition. For as long as I can remember my family has eaten the southern staples every New Year for the first twenty years of my life and then I may have fallen of the bandwagon a few times between twenty-one and thirty but who’s counting? It simply goes without saying that I’m a sucker for comfort food and the first of the year is just a really good reason to gorge on all of my favorite southern eats. Excuse me while I get sentimental for a moment, if you follow, you’re used to it. If not–you’ll learn. Imagine for a moment sitting on a worn in sofa, you know the one where it’s the only place you’ll take a nap despite the piercing spring you feel on your hip bone. There’s a quilt draped across the back side for easy access when the sudden urge to nap consumes you. The smell of crispy pork bits are filling the living room with a …

2013….Changes for the better!

I’m not sure if many of you know or care, but I work full time plus in the restaurant industry. So finding opportunities to blog the way I want to has proven to be quite the challenge. Originally, I desired to visit your favorite local spots and grab interviews with the entrepreneurs behind them. But trying to find time to interview restaurant owners with my schedule has been relatively impossible. But that doesn’t mean we won’t bring you the ‘behind the scenes’ dish when applicable. This year what I desire to do is bring my followers the favorite things I enjoy from any given restaurant. Still inspired by Eating and Supporting your Local Mom & Pop, while allowing me to blog more and stress less. If you have any ideas on things you’d like to see featured on The Local Forkful food blog, drop us a couple of lines. We’d love to hear from you. And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook & Twitter for the latest in restaurant news and good eats! Local Forkful …