Fresh vs. Canned vs. Frozen: Which Is Better? (Page 3)

Frozen Peas

Fresh Peas vs. Frozen Peas

Unless you have a garden, frozen peas are the way to go. Why? Peas’ sugars turn into starch as soon as they are picked. After 24 hours, those sweet little green gems can be grainy and dull-tasting. Frozen peas, on the other hand, are picked and frozen at the peak of ripeness, halting the process of sugars turning to starch, so it’s a better bet that frozen peas will have the sweet taste you’re looking for. Plus, you don’t have to do any shucking!

Winner: Frozen peas!

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