Happy New Year - Black-eyed Pea Salad
| December 30, 2012
In Coffee and Convo, Kitchen Basics
Featured Recipe: Black-eyed Pea Salad
You say peas, I think black-eyed. Is there any other kind? Not for this Southern gal. That’s especially true when eating peas makes all the difference for good luck in the New Year. Trouble is, I have a heck of a time convincing everybody else of the importance of these little spotted jewels.
For years I cooked a caldron of dried peas, just like my mother did and my grandmother did before her. Then I would spend the whole first week of the New Year eating peas every day to get rid of them.
So I came up with a Black-eyed Pea Salad to take care of the extras. This salad is hearty enough to make an entree for New Year’s lunch or serves as a suitable side dish.While everyone doesn't like a bowl full of peas like I do, just about everyone loves black eyed pea salad.
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