dudes what a lovely new years tradition is making hoppin' john which is basicly rice and beans and supposed to bring you luck and prosperity in the coming year. So does anybody else do this? i am making corn bread and collard greens to go with it, yo.
― Meteor Crater (jdchurchill), Thursday, 31 December 2009 21:53 (eleven years ago) link
I combined the black eyed peas with lentils (Italian new years tradition) to make some bean soup. (as seen on Soup! thread, yo)
― lisa kuduro (los blue jeans), Thursday, 31 December 2009 22:05 (eleven years ago) link
here's what i did/am doing:first simmer the black eyed peas with water and a smoked ham hock or two until the peas are just less than tenderthen drain the peas and put the hocks back into the pot with water and simmer until falling apart, save this stockcool and cut hocks into very small pieces brown some diced smoked sausage then nicely carmelize one yellow and one red onion, season liberally with salt and pepperadd celery, carrots and saute until tender, then garlic and rice until the house smells mad goodadd collard greens, red peppers, pork, sausage and stock until it's all nice and swimming aroundseason with italian seasonings and chile powdersimmer until the rice is cooked and it's time to eatrevel at the moon and wonder about what will happen this year
― Meteor Crater (jdchurchill), Friday, 1 January 2010 01:21 (eleven years ago) link
That sounds awesome
― lisa kuduro (los blue jeans), Friday, 1 January 2010 01:23 (eleven years ago) link
I had black-eyed peas with garlic, onion, bell pepper, jalepeno, tomato, sausage, and brown rice. Tomorrow will be kale and white bean soup.
― Virginia Plain, Friday, 1 January 2010 03:12 (eleven years ago) link