Category : Soups
Author : PhilipLee
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Date : 27/02/2002
2 carrots, chopped2 celery stalks, chopped1 large onion, chopped2 qt chicken or turkey stock2 lb black eyed peas1 picnic ham w/bone, 3 to 4 lb2 bay leavesfresh oregano or basil to tastefresh ground pepper to taste
Soak beans in cold water for 6-8 hours and drain.Cut the ham into large chunks and combine all theingredients in a large pot. Top off with enough water to barely cover the ingredients. Cover potand simmer for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.Remove the lid and simmer for 1 hour.Can be served right away, but if you let it sit inthe refrigerator over night then reheat it, the flavorintensifies.Serve with hot cornbread and a glass of your favorite red wine. Enjoy!
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