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From: "Betty G. McCollum" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Lucky Food...
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2000 13:10:27 -0600


Jeri:
I preapred a dish, today, similar to your receipe; mine is called
Hopping John. And of course was served with cornbread.
Betty MC


Jeri Helms Fultz wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Okay, you all have forced me to give you my version of what my kids (one
> is almost 50 yrs old HA) refer to as "Mom's blackeyed pea stuff" She
> and my son in law Paul serve this every New Years Eve Party they have!
>
> Ingredients:
> 1 smoked ham hock
> 2 lb pkg frozen blackeyed peas
> 2 cans Rotel chopped tomatoes and green chilies.
> 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
> 2 bunches of green onions chopped in half inch lengths (both green and
> white parts)
> 1/2 pkg frozen Okra sliced in 1/2 inch pieces
> 1 1/2 lb pkg. Hot Polish Sausage cut in 1/4 inch round slices
> 2 bay leaves
> 1 tsp salt
>
> Cook blackeyes peas with ham hock covered in water until tender. Add the
> 2 cans of chopped tomatoes and chilies, 2 Bay leaves, one cup rice,
> salt, green onions, Okra and Hot Polish sausage rounds. Bring to a boil
> and simmer for approx 30 minutes until rice is done.
> Serve with hot cornbread or cornbread sticks or muffins and you are
> eating something REALLY GOOD!! I call it Hopping John, but the kids
> always call it "Mom's blackeyed pea stuff"!!
> It's so yummy I might make some more tomorrow! :-D
>
> Cosin Jeri
>
> wrote:
> >
> > Jean, the responses to Lucky Food have been interesting, as I expected, and
> > the tradition is maybe even more widespread than I expected. I didn't know
> > about it (I was an Iowa boy) until I met my Arkansas girl.
> >
> > I don't really like blackeyed peas, either-- but I had mine on New Years Day.
> > Never mind any hog jowl or greens, though.
> >
> > Dave in California.
> >
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