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Shelling Peas are not usually eaten right out of the garden. They tend to be tougher than the sugar or snap peas. These are eaten after they're dried. Wonderful for winter, but can also be used fresh in the summer once cooked. 

Learn more about caring and prepping shellilng peas in this article by ​fine Cooking

Snap Peas are sweet, fat pods that are great for snacking fresh from the garden! However, you can also cook them if you like.

Try this recipe from the Food Network

Sugar, Snow, Snap, and Shelling! ​We've got them all!

Sugar Peas are a smaller, flat pea usually used for cooking. In order to prepare them for eating, you should pick off the leafy top and pull carefully down towards the bottom. This will remove what is called the string. Snow peas are prepared the same way.

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