Tag Archives: snow peas

Sugar Snap Peas & Chayote Stir-Fry

I know, I know. I had promised in my 3/15/13 post that there will be no more chayote recipes. (To learn about chayote click here.) Meant to keep my promise, but a friend gave me some lovely sugar snap peas … Continue reading

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5-Spice Marinated Tofu with Snow Peas & Lotus Root

Needed to use up the section of lotus root and snow peas in my fridge before they spoil. Also had firm and soft tofu in the fridge. Did not want to make soup (click on link and scroll down for recipe), did … Continue reading

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Snow Peas & Sugar snap Peas

Snow Peas, leaves, tendrils and flowers Note the pea growing from the flower (bottom, center left) Snow peas and sugar snap peas are members of the  Pisum sativum Leguminosae Family. They are edible-podded peas also known as snap peas, sugar peas and Chinese … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 2, 2012

Harvested the remaider of the Shanghai bok choy. Total weight: 2 pounds. Should have harvested them before the June 20 heat wave.  Knew the heat had stressed them out when some of the leaves started to develop a very light blue haze. Not … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 25, 2012

Chinese (garlic) chives flowers. Both the stems and the flower buds are used in cooking. Picked snow peas, total weight for the week: 1¾ pounds. Snow peas doing very well this year. Not so with sugar snap, the seeds germinated and then the … Continue reading

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