Eating Black-Eyed Peas on New Year’s Day

TOPICS: Could you tell us about the custom of eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day? John Davis: In Georgia, it’s a tradition to eat black-eyed peas and turnip greens. The peas represent copper and the greens are dollars. We say each pea you eat equals one dollar’s worth of earning, and each portion of turnip … Read more