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It took a fair bit of self-discipline to pick the first pound of peas (just enough for two servings) and save them for shelling and cooking, instead of eating them like snacks right off the vine.

But it was so worth it.

This is a first for me; I’ve never grown English peas in my backyard garden, so I’ve never tasted the incredible sweet freshness of lightly-steamed new peas next to my steak and baked potato.  Let me tell you, it was heaven.  I could not believe my taste buds.

Thankfully I planted a second crop to follow this one, so we’ll have peas all winter, if all goes well.  I’m stoked.

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