Black Eyed Peas

Black-eyed Peas

1 lb. pkg black-eyed peas

2 quarts water

1 ham bone, piece of salt pork or several slices of bacon

salt and pepper to taste

Wash peas and soak overnight or at least 5 hrs. in cold water. Drain. Put peas in large pot with 2 qts. water. Add ham bone or bacon. Simmer for about 2 hrs. or until peas are tender. Add water if needed while cooking.

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