"Collard greens for wealth, black eyed peas for good luck..."
This is a very tasty recipes for black eyed peas. You may be even tempted to get a second helping -- you know, for extra luck :)
Place black-eyed peas in 8 quart pot. Add enough water to fill pot 3/4 full. Stir in ham and diced onions, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add tomatoes to pot. Bring all ingredients to boil. Cover the pot, and simmer on low heat for 3 hours, or until the peas are tender. Season with hot sauce and salt and pepper, if needed. Enjoy!