for a year of good luck!
last year i made hoppin' john and wasn't really a fan so this year we are having black-eyed pea soup. and it is so very yummy!
black-eyed pea soup
6 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled, drippings reserved
1 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (4-oz.) can chopped green chiles, drained
4 (15 1/2-oz.) cans black-eyed peas
2 (14 1/2-oz.) cans beef broth
1 (10-oz.) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
cook onion, garlic and chopped green chiles in bacon grease until clear. add rest of the ingredients bring to a boil and let simmer for about an hour!
hope everyone has a blessed 2013!
"for i know the plans i have for you," declares the Lord,
"plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you
hope and a future."