Field Peas

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Virginia Housewife

By Mary Randolph

Published 1824

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Method

There are many varieties of these peas; the smaller kind are the most delicate. Have them young and newly gathered, shell and boil them tender; pour them in a colander to drain; put some lard in a frying pan; when it boils, mash the peas, and fry them in a cake of a light brown; put it in the dish with the crust uppermost—garnish wit