The First Day (Recipe: Rosemary Garlic Pork Loin Roast)

The First Day (Recipe: Rosemary Garlic Pork Loin Roast)

Our New Year’s Day menu follows the Southern tradition of pork, greens, blackeye peas and rice and cornbread.  Each component has a special significance that’s explained by clicking here.

Not only do I love the tradition associated with this meal, it keeps me from wondering what I should cook.  Giving my brain a rest is sometimes a good thing.  Not too much of a rest, though.  It might stop working all together.

I just heard each snicker coming from you out there.

Sam fetched a gorgeous 6 pound pork loin roast from the grocery store for the pork portion of our New Year’s Day meal.  It’s just the two of us feeding today so I cut half into chops and left half as a roast. It’s into the freezer for the chops and into the brining solution for the roast.

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