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Did Your Parents Make You Eat Black Eyed Peas and Cornbread on NY?

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Shed Founder

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    Every New Years day my Aunt made me eat Back eyed Peas and Cornbread. Said it was for good luck.

    To this day I will not touch either one!!
     
  2. jackie the jerk

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    No

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  3. dinkus mayhem

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    i thought you were mexican not a black.
     
  4. Charon

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    No. Sounds disgusting.
     
  5. crazypreacher

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    I love those things. Did the black eyed peas have a ham hock or bacon?
     
  6. ilovebacon

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    Pork & sauerkraut :cheer:
    Mom pushes the black eyed peas- I'll eat one. Just. One.
     
  7. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Employee of the Year 8 Years In A Row And Counting Gold

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    Errors in the title and in the OP! :derp:
     
  8. harlock

    harlock Coming Soon... Gold

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    corned beef and cabbage
     
  9. VAsiCkBoy

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    I just bought my bag of black-eyed peas and a couple ham hocks this afternoon.
     
  10. beatlejaws

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    she was fucking with you
     
  11. dawg

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    Fuck I don't know. It was all I could do to swallow the shit getting poked down my throat :jj:
     
  12. Oh So Much

    Oh So Much Well-Known Member VIP

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    No, but my mom used to make this cake made with oranges and orange zest and wrap a quarter in a paper towel or foil and whoever got that slice of cake would have good luck that year. She was Greek. :eek:
     
  13. dawg

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    My aunt was white. I'm a half breed :grad:
     
  14. Schmoopy

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    we eat pork roast for good luck on New Years day
     
  16. VAsiCkBoy

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    My grandma made the best black-eyed peas. She always used ham hocks. Mine do not taste the same.
     
  17. crazypreacher

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    Everyone has something. Raw honey feels like i'm eating a ball of pubes.
     
  18. Schmoopy

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    Was she an octoroon?
     
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    babybear Wherewolf of Arizona VIP

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    never heard of that tradition.
     
  20. stripes

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    nah, yankees dont eat that shit, its good tho & good for you. i've come to like it.
    collard greens, black eyed peas are supposed to bring good luck if eaton on jan 1st. both good if cooked right.:hat:
    must be the black in me. grits is good too.
     

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