Tom Kysilko pds at VISI.COM
Sat Jan 29 20:09:19 UTC 2000

In a recent discussion of New Years Day traditions with native North
Carolinians, both Black and White, the eating of black-eyed peas and hawg
jowls was mentioned by everyone as going back as far as they could remember.

At 10:55 AM 1/29/2000 -0500, Barnhart wrote:
>I heard either _pig cheeks_ or _beef cheeks_, or maybe both on NPR this
>morning (1/29/00).  Very fatty food, they said.  Quite a fad, they added.
>Any ideas about the origin (time and place)?
>David Barnhart
>barnhart at

  Tom Kysilko        Practical Data Services
  pds at       Saint Paul MN USA

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