Peas are at their sweetest immedietly after being picked which is why industrially they are frozen within a few hours of harvest.
How to Select
Select brightly colored pea pods that are firm, medium in size and have no signs of decay.
How to Store
Refrigerate peas for no longer than 3 to 5 days depending on their appearance in that time.
How to Prepare
Peas can be eaten raw with or without the pod, they can be steamed or boiled and added to countless dishes as a side or an additive.
Recipes with this vegetable
Early Garden Pea Soup
This tasty soup is quick and easy to prepare, and your kids can help you make it!