Starting the New Year With Traditional Black-eyed Peas/Bean

How do you start your New Year? My mom always made Black-eyed Peas/Beans on New Year's Day. She said it would bring us luck in the New Year! Keeping traditions alive are necessary! Love this simple, healthy meal to start the year. Can only hope the luck comes with it! Mom's Black-eyed Pea Soup 3 Smoked Hammocks 1 med Onion - chopped 3 carrots - chopped 3 stalks celery - diced 6 cloves Garlic - diced 24 oz dried Black-eyed Peas/Beans Rosemary...