Sugar snap peas, snow peas, and garden peas are available during spring and fall.
What to Look For:
Choose plump, crisp pods with a bright-green color. Pea shoots should be entirely green and leafy. Pick them in the morning, when they're most sturdy; gently pinch some off, taking care to leave the main stems of your pea plants intact.
How to Store:
Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 3 days. Pea shoots don't keep for long. Plan to use them the same day you pick or buy them. Store in the refrigerator.
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