Common Peas Soup

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Peas, 1 quart: soaked 1 night boiled in 2 quarts or rather more of water, 2 to 2½ hours.


Wash well a quart of good split peas, and float off such as remain on the surface or the water; soak them for one night, and boil them with a bit of soda the size of a filbert in just sufficient water to allow them to break to a mash. Put them into from three to