Blackeyed Pea Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Puree

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Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

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Recipes for pan-fried bean cakes are legion in the lowcountry, where over three hundred varieties of beans—many called “peas”—are grown. You can use any leftover beans you like in this disk. Frozen blackeyed peas work just fine. If you use canned beans suck as black beans, be sure that they contain nothing but beans, water, and salt, and rinse them well.

The roasted pepper puree contains wine. If you are making the entire menu, you can use some of the champagne called for in the pea