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       Title: BLACK-EYED PEAS WITH HAM
  Categories: Vegetables, Ham
       Yield: 6 servings
  
   3 1/2 c  Fresh black-eyed peas or
            Frozen, thawed
       3 c  Chicken stock or canned
            -low-salt broth
       4 oz Ham, finely chopped
       1 sm Yellow onion, chopped
       2 tb Balsamic vinegar or
            -red wine vinegar
       3 lg Garlic cloves, minced
       1    Bay leaf
     1/2 ts Dried thyme, crumbled
     1/4 ts Dried crushed red pepper
  
   Bring all ingredients to boil in heavy large saucepan.
   Reduce heat and simmer until peas are tender, stirring
   occasionally, about 45 minutes. Season to taste with
   salt and pepper.
  
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