Many Southerners and African Americans eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day. Down South, African Americans often ate them because they were cheap and filling. Some believed they offered hope of freedom or 

For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with 

Don't even bother with trying to replace the meat at all, the black-eyed peas give this soup plenty of hearty flavor and texture. Spicy black-eyed pea soup. Soak: 6 hours. Cook: 8 hours in the slow cooker. Serves: 8-12. 16 ounces dried black-eyed peas.

Don't even bother with trying to replace the meat at all, the black-eyed peas give this soup plenty of hearty flavor and texture. Spicy black-eyed pea soup. Soak: 6 hours. Cook: 8 hours in the slow cooker. Serves: 8-12. 16 ounces dried black-eyed peas.

One of our favorite chefs, James Staats from Golden Corral, stopped in to help by showing us how to put together a delicious, traditional New Year's Day meal of corned beef, cooked cabbage, and black eyed peas. To find out why these three foods are

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