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Borracho black-eyed peas

Borracho black-eyed peas | Homesick Texan

Every December, I begin to think of new ways to prepare my pot of black-eyed peas. For the past few years, the phrase “borracho black-eyed peas” had been running through my mind, both for its alliterative effects and for the possibilities of what a pot of said black-eyed peas would entail. Borracho black-eyed peas—doesn’t that just sound fun?

Texans eat black-eyed peas throughout the year, but they are also traditionally served on New Year’s Day to ensure good fortune in the New Year. Since some folks indulge in potent libations on New . . .

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