Here are Allyn’s tips for a Southern New Year’s Day plate of blessings. She serves up Black-eyed peas for good luck.
Next up: collard greens & cabbage for money & prosperity.
Black-eyed Peas for Good Luck
Soak dried black-eyed peas overnight.
Add a ham hock and bay leaves to simmer.
Saute chopped carrots celery, red pepper, onion, garlic and ginger.
Add basil, salt & pepper.
Stir in sauted veggies & spices, continue to simmer for 2 to 3 hours.