Thursday, June 30, 2011
Green(peas) in the garden
This is the first year I have ever planted peas. They are planted early, as soon as the ground can be worked, and I always FORGOT until it was too late. But not THIS year.
We've been eating snap peas and snow peas in their pods often at dinner, but the little marvel garden peas get plucked and eaten right in the garden and never even make it to the house.
Yesterday, Andrew declared he was camping out in the garden and looked more than a bit sheepish when I asked him if peas had been his main provision.
Have you ever tasted raw, sweet peas? Oh my.
Every single time I bring a colander-full from the garden, I find myself singing this song, a favorite: