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    How to Cook and Serve Snap Peas

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    Snap peas are sweet and tender. Sugar snaps are most flavorful cooked briefly, but they also can be eaten raw. Snap peas are also called sugar peas. How to Choose Snap Peas  How to Prep Snap Peas Kitchen Helpers from Amazon: How to Store Snap Peas Snap Pea Serving Suggestions Snap Pea Cooking Tips See […] More

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    Legumes and Pulses


    Legumes are plants that carry edible seeds in a pod. All beans, peas, and peanuts are legumes. Peas, soybeans, lentils, peanuts, chickpeas, cowpeas, lima beans, adzuki beans, green beans, haricot beans, mung beans, winged beans, yard-long beans, runner beans, and kidney beans are all legumes. Some legumes—such as peanuts and mature English peas–are eaten seeds […] More

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    Peas: Kitchen Basics

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    There are two kinds of peas: shelling peas that are shelled and the seeds are eaten either fresh or dried, and edible pod peas, peas that can be eaten whole–pod and seeds together–or shelled and the seeds eaten alone. See also: How to Cook and Serve Garden Peas How to Cook and Serve Snow Peas […] More

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    How to Cook and Serve Fava Beans

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    The fava bean—which is also known as the broad bean, English bean, Windsor bean, and horsebean–can be eaten fresh or dried. As fava beans mature, their flavor grows increasingly starchy and strong. The smallest beans—less than the size of a small fingernail—are the sweetest. The outer skins of medium- and large-sized fava beans have a […] More