Chilled sugarsnap pea soup with fresh mint

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1 large Vidalia onion, minced 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 pound sugar snap peas, ends trimmed 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint leaves, plus small sprigs for garnish salt and cracked pepper to taste Crème fraiche, clotted cream, or sour cream for serving […]

Green peas Lorraine

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3 tbsp butter 1/3 cup water 2 cups sugar snap peas 2 tbsp finely chopped onion 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg (optional) 4 to 6 outside lettuce leaves,  finely shredded ½ cup light cream Heat butter, water and peas together. Add […]

Pasta with peas, fresh basil, and bread crumbs

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sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 pound small pasta shapes 4 tbsp butter 1/4 cup finely diced scallion 1 pound sugar snap peas 3 tbsp chopped basil 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs ½ cup chopped parsley or more basil Bring a large pot of water to a boil and […]

Sugar snap peas with red grapes

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3/4 lb. sugar snap peas, strings and stems removed 1 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 1/4 tsp. salt; freshly ground black pepper 1-2 cup seedless red grapes, halved lengthwise 1 tbsp. dry white wine Blanch the peas in boiling water for two minutes. Drain the peas, and then refresh them under cold running […]

Sugar snap peas with mushrooms

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2 tablespoon oil 6 mushrooms, sliced ¼ pound fresh sugar snap peas, cut into half crosswise 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed Heat oil in wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and stir fry until lightly browned. Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer 3 minutes. Increase heat, add […]