English peas

These are plucked from their pods, which tend to be tough and fibrous. Look for firm peas of uniform size and color. Larger peas tend to be older and tougher. Pods should be crisp and shiny.

( Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune )

These are plucked from their pods, which tend to be tough and fibrous. Look for firm peas of uniform size and color. Larger peas tend to be older and tougher. Pods should be crisp and shiny.

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