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Eating the Past: black eyed peas

Peas curry with tomatoes,onions and Indian Spices and vegetable rice
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On this week's Eating the Past host Jamie Sanders discusses the Southern tradition of black eyed peas on New Year's day. Listen to ensure yourself good luck for the new year.

Jamie Sanders is a historian of Latin America at Utah State and his family’s cook. He grew up in the rural South and loves its regional cuisine, but a study abroad trip to the Yucatán when he was a teenager really awakened him to international food culture.