Comments on: Black Eyed Peas http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/ The Intersection of Design & Motherhood Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:27:20 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 By: Summer http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-426290 Summer Wed, 02 Jan 2013 15:37:50 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-426290 Aw, I love this! I dated a Yankee from Connecticut for several years, and I’ll never forget our first new years together when he told me he’d NEVER HEARD OF EATING BLACK EYED PEAS ON NEW YEARS DAY!!! I think my first words after the shock were, “HOW are you still alive?!?!?!?!” :P

Happy new year!

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By: Rooster http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425534 Rooster Sat, 29 Dec 2012 05:35:47 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425534 In Virginia we like our black eyed peas served with stewed tomatoes and corn bread. Yes it has always been a New Year’s tradition! Yummy yummy enjoy and Happy New Year!!!

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By: Sunshine http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425357 Sunshine Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:09:38 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425357 Love that you wrote this post! I just shared my favorite way to do Black-Eyed peas… it’s a little spicy, a can of rotal and cook them with hog jowl! That’s Southern style!
http://our-southern-roots.com/black-eyed-peas/

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By: Tina http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425354 Tina Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:54:16 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425354 Yes, half of my husband’s family is from Memphis so he introduced this to me years ago. We even make sure our dogs get a few black eyed peas. Many years back I started making Hoppin’ John…it is sort of a stew with collared greens and ham and I make my husband’s great grandmother’s buttermilk cornbread to go with it. Yummy Good Luck for Us!
Many years ago we decided that in addition to the New Year’s kiss, the new year would be marked with prosperity if we ended the year with a decadent meal. We make a big meal of crab legs and bubbly and I usually buy a fancy cake from the bakery. It’s become such a fun tradition that now we get together with friends and bust through crab legs all night together. :)
Happy New Year!
Best,
Tina

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By: Heather http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425353 Heather Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:50:26 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425353 I don’t claim any Southern heritage, but I love to make Hoppin John for New Year’s Day! I like the recipe in Joy (of Cooking).

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By: Kace http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425304 Kace Fri, 28 Dec 2012 04:54:47 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425304 I took my mother to New York City one year to see the ball drop in Times Square and we woke up New Year’s Day in a panic–neither of us had thought to bring a can of black-eyed peas nor knew our way around the city enough to know where to buy one. Luckily, the concierge at the West Side Y where we stayed was kind enough to point us to Sylvia’s “Queen of Soul Food” in Harlem. After a call to verify that they had black-eyed peas, we hopped the subway and made sure we got a good start to the year!

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By: Anna http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425257 Anna Thu, 27 Dec 2012 22:20:35 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425257 I’m from Virginia but now I live in Ireland, and I’ve already stocked up on black-eyed peas for New Year’s Day. I think I’d feel panicky if I skipped a year!

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By: Ann http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425215 Ann Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:19:41 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425215 I’m from Maryland originally and we always had a spicy New Year’s soup with black eyed peas on New Year’s Day for good luck.

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By: Giulia http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425209 Giulia Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:51:00 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425209 yes! here in barcelona the churches and the cathedral’s bells strike twelve and we eat one grape for each ring. i can’t do it at all! i can’t even eat three single grapes that fast, imagine 12! it’s kind of gross but extremely funny. i like to eat M&Ms instead :)
my mom is from italy, so on new year’s day we eat lentils. it’s an old tradition, it means that you’ll be lucky and have money that year.

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By: Jenna http://www.designmom.com/2012/12/black-eyed-peas/comment-page-1/#comment-425203 Jenna Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:29:06 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=29046#comment-425203 We live in Raleigh and celebrate the new year this way too! Looking forward to the traditional lunch at my mother in laws!

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