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New Year Traditions Black Eyed Peas

January 1st, 2012 at 08:56 pm

We always have black eyed peas for New Years lunch, supposedly it brings good luck in the new year. Are there any traditions or superstitions where you live?

7 Responses to “New Year Traditions Black Eyed Peas”

  1. Mary Ann Says:

    LOL...my mother would always prepare pork and sauerkraut and she and my dad would eat it at midnight...for good luck!

  2. ccraw Says:

    Do you do anything like that Mary Ann? I'm interested to hear what others do too! My mother insists on the black eyed peas!

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    No traditions or superstitions here, but I have heard of the black eyed pea one before.

  4. terri77 Says:

    Cabbage as well for wealth!

  5. ccraw Says:

    We had cabbage too, I didn't know about that....I should be lucky then and be able to hold on to my money!

  6. Analise Says:

    Today I got this recipe for "Hoppin' John" in an email about "good luck New Year's dinners." It's made with black-eyed peas.

  7. CCraw Says:

    Thanks Analise....I'll try that recipe. I like black eyed peas but honestly don't eat them much. I'll add that to my recipes...anything I can make in the crock pot is a good recipe and this sounds easy.

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