1(1 pound) package dried black-eyed peas
2 quarts water
ham hock,  ham bone, piece of salt pork or several slices of bacon
salt and pepper to taste

Wash peas and soak   in cold water overnight or at least 6 hours. Drain. Place  peas in large pot and cover with water. Add ham bone or bacon. Simmer for about 2 hrs. or until peas are tender. Add water if needed while cooking.

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