Green Peas

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • ½ pk. green peas in pods
  • 1 qt. boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • A little pepper
  • A few grains sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or fat
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup soup stock


Remove peas from pods and let stand one half hour in cold water. Skim off undeveloped peas from top of water and then dram. Cook until soft in a small quantity of boiling water, add salt when nearly tender; let the water boil away, and without draining, add butter or any desired fat, sprinkle with the flour to thicken, add pepper and sugar if you wish, a little meat gravy or ½ cup soup stock or milk, boil a little longer and serve.