I’m just going to be honest – I do not want to be poor! And
since it’s a southern tradition and a darn good side dish, my family and I will
be chowing down on black eyed peas this New Year’s day. They are meant to bring
you luck and wealth, so obviously I will not break the tradition.
swept through the fields and took all the crops and livestock only to leave the
peas and greens thinking they were fit for animal feed. The peas are what kept
families from starvation during the war and the tradition of eating them on the
New Year was born.
each one? We simply pass the bowl around the table so we can all get a whopping
helping. Cheers to you and your family as we start a new beginning!