Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Served New Year's Day in the South for good luck during the coming year. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Overnight soaking not included in preparation time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover peas with cold water and soak overnight.
  2. Cook hog jowls in boiling water for an hour; add drained peas and salt.
  3. Simmer for an additional 2 hours.

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