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Southern Style Black Eyed Peas

It’s New Years Eve which means you should have your bags of dried black eyes ready to be soaked tonight so they can be ready to be cooked for New Years Day dinner. Being from the South, my mother always made black eyed peas, collard greens and some type of pork for New Years Day dinner. Southern tradition says that the first food to be eaten on New Year's Day should be black-eyed peas for luck and prosperity and the collard greens are eaten for wealth! This recipe for my homemade black eyed…

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