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Hopping John With Salt Pork

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Ingredients
  Black eyed peas/Fresh cowpeas 1 Pint (1 Pound, Fresh)
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound (Good Meat, Streak Of Lean, Streak Of Fat)
  Cold water 400 Milliliter (Equal To Bulk Of Peas)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1
  Raw rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled separately
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper 1⁄16 Teaspoon
Directions

Boil together the meat (sliced or diced) and the peas in enough water to double the bulk in deep vessel, until peas are tender.
Leave some of the liquid from the peas in the pan.
In a separate vessel, boil the rice until dry and flaky and each grain stands apart
When both are done, add rice to the peas
Let simmer on stove, until flavors blend, about 10 minutes.
The liquid should all be absorbed but not dry

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pork

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