Snow Pea Selection and Availability
Good-quality snow peas will have flat pods that are firm and crisp with immature-looking peas inside. The coloring will be an even light to medium-green. They should be 3 to 3 1/2 inches long and 3/4 inch wide.
Avoid product with soft, limp pods or blemishes. Also avoid snow peas where the peas inside approach the size of regular green peas.
Available year-round, peaking November through March. Washington snow peas are available June through October.
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