SOUTHERN BLACK-EYED PEAS
1 lb. dried black-eyed peas
2 qt. water
1 onion, chopped
1/4 green pepper, chopped
1 rib celery, chopped
ham bone, salt pork or several
Wash the peas; soak several hours in cold water. Drain peas and
add at least 2 quarts of water. Add onions, green pepper, celery
and ham, salt pork or bacon. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Cook about 2 hours or until peas are tender enough to mash easily.
Add water as needed while cooking.