New Years Day Black-Eyed Peas

New Years Day Black-Eyed Peas

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"I used hog jowels and salt bacon, and added whole cayenne peppers, used dryer beans and added on potatoe divided in half which you discard when done, prep time 2 hrs. Cook time about 4 hrs low medium heat used zaterans Cajun spice and tbspn garlic yummy!"

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Ingredients

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2 lb Dried black-eyed peas
2 Dried hot red peppers;
2 ts Red wine vinegar
1 Green bell pepper; or red pepper; finely chopped
1/2 Slab lean bacon *; cut
3 1/2 c Chicken stock; or turkey stock
6 c Water; (approx) (up to 7)
1/2 c Celery; finely chopped
Salt; to taste
black pepper; Freshly ground
1/2 c Onion; finely chopped

Original recipe makes 16

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Preparation

*(about 2 cups) Rinse the peas and drain. Put the bacon in a heavy kettle and cook stirring until rendered of fat and browned. Add the chopped sweet pepper, onion, and celery, and cook, stirring until wilted. Add peas, vinegar, stock, salt, pepper, and dried hot peppers. Bring to a boil. Cover closely and let simmer about 1 hour stirring occasionally from the bottom. Check peas, and if necessary, add more water. Continue cooking 30 minutes. (Total cooking time is 2-1/2 hours or longer). Recipe by: Craig Claibornes Southern Cooking, 1987, p. 188 Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 422 by Lou Parris on Dec 30, 1997

photo by Gwenanne Gwenanne

Always taste better in my Mom's pot;) photo by Henrymiles Henrymiles

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Also added finely chopped carrots, just because I had. Very good.
NJinGA 6 months ago
I used hog jowels and salt bacon, and added whole cayenne peppers, used dryer beans and added on potatoe divided in half which you discard when done, prep time 2 hrs. Cook time about 4 hrs low medium heat used zaterans Cajun spice and tbspn garlic yummy!
oddtodd40 6 months ago
Instead of bacon I used leftover ham bone I froze from Christmas. YUM!!!
Henrymiles 2 years ago
This recipe is really good. I substituted turkey bacon. The recipe says cook for 2 1/2 hours, but I only had to cook it for 1 hour. There are still a few more tweaks I want to try the next time I make this recipe.
Gwenanne 4 years ago
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