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Snap Peas Healthy Food Guide

Peak season: Mid-Spring to Early Summer

 

How luscious lies the pea within the pod...

—Emily Dickinson

You’ve probably never heard of Calvin Lamborn. But he’s the guy who made sugar snap peas so sweet and succulent that you want to eat them raw. Though edible-podded peas have been enjoyed for hundreds of years, Lamborn accidentally developed snap peas in the late 1960s while breeding shell peas. Though sugar snap peas are a cultivar of snap peas, you’ll most likely see them called “sugar snap peas” at the grocery store.

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I eat these suckers like candy. Buy a giant bag from Costco and munch away! They work incredible well when you're craving something crunchy.

Anonymous

03/04/2012 - 4:57pm

I bought a bag of frozen sugar snap peas and cooked them. I was so disappointed since they did not the same, I threw them into the garbage. I have eaten the real small suga snap peas that come in containers with other items. That is why I asked this question. Thank you..I will be consuming Uncooked Sugar Snap Peas from now on!

Anonymous

03/19/2014 - 12:34am

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