Let’s get it started in here

What better way to get it started (and retarded!) in here than modestly, with the lowly yet lovely black-eyed pea?  Whoever it was who started eating cowpeas for a prosperous new year was under some funny impressions: something about them plumping up as they cook means they’re bound to plump up your pocketbook too.  This New Year’s Eve in Gainesville, too cold to scoot, I power-walked to Publix and found black-eyed peas on sale for a song (79 cents, if anyone’s counting, and with my stipend, of course I am!).  On top of exciting which, bags of collards were buy-one-get-one-free (it is those flat green leaves, looking like bills, bills, bills)!

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January 19, 2010. Tags: . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.