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12 Lucky Ways To Make Black Eyed Peas


Today on Community Table/Parade! Black eyed peas are a symbol of luck in the new year, especially in the South. We also tend to pair them with greens, which represent prosperity. It has been said that the tradition started sometime around the Civil War era and has been passed on from generation to generation. For some, this tradition also means a year’s worth of good health because of black eyed peas’ nutritional value. Whatever the reason, they are a New Year’s staple and are made many different ways. They’re full of fiber, easy to make and SO versatile. I’ve put together a collection of 12 recipes using black eyed peas that are unique, delicious and will have you rethinking eating…

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Appetizers, Featured, Main, Mexican, Sides, Vegetables

Cowboy Caviar Nachos

This recipe, my lovely friends, is pretty typical me, but yet, special. What is Cowboy Caviar? It’s simply black eyed peas, shoepeg corn, petite diced tomatoes, onion, cilantro and diced jalapenos in a red wine or balsamic (based on…

Appetizers, Featured, Sides, Vegetables

Black Eyed Pea Salsa

If I could stay home and create a million different types of starters and appetizers and make a career of it, I would be in heaven. I’m not sure why salsas, picos and finger foods intrigue me, but they do.…

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