In this video, you’ll see how to make hearty black-eyed peas simmered with cooked country ham, garlic, tomatoes, and onions. It’s a Southern tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day; they say it brings luck for the entire year! And this is one tasty way to do it. You can substitute a ham hock for the country ham if you prefer. Watch the video, then get Roxanna’s top-rated recipe for New Year’s Day Black Eyed Peas. No doubt, you’ve lucked out with this homey, 5-star dish! Serve it with hot corn bread and sautéed greens for a real Southern treat on New Year’s Day.