A Global Twist on a Southern Tradition: Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold — An old Southern saying In the Southern United States, eating black-eyed peas, greens, and cornbread on New Year’s Day is said to bring prosperity—luck and wealth—in the new year. There are several legends as to the origin of this custom, but the tradition in the… Read More