How to make it

  • Pick over the peas and rinse well, then soak in cold water overnight.
  • Place ham hocks or hog jowl in large kettle with water, bring to boil, and cook for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Drain peas and add to the hog jowl.
  • Add whole onion, crushed red pepper, sugar, and salt.
  • Add more water if needed to cover peas.
  • Cover tightly and simmer slowly 2 hours or until peas are tender.
  • Serve with hot cooked rice and cornbread.

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    " It was just okay "
    pointsevenout ate it and said...
    It tastes allright to me. I wasn't bowled over by the taste though. It's my first pot of black-eyed peas so I have nothing to compare it against.

    I question whether a quarter teaspoon of sugar does anything for the dish at all.
    See Black Eyed Peas And Hog Jowl Or Ham Hocks for more.

    Used ham hocks.
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  • binky67 13 years ago
    I made some very similar to these just yesterday.
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