In a large pot, cook the onion and carrots in the bacon grease on medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes or until onions start to turn golden. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
If you don’t want to use pork, that’s fine, but don’t replace the pork with chicken if you’re going to eat this on New Year’s Day. Why? Well, they say eating chickens is a no-no since the birds scratch backwards. I know, I know, I’m not really superstitious, but might as well not take any chances!
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