Be Blessed!!! Please pass along a heartfelt Thanks for her business and a special THANK YOU for taking the time to write..God Bless Steve and BEST of luck in your venture!!! Place slow cooker on high and cook 3-4 hours or until beans are tender (or low for 7-8 hours). Hi Deb, I just responded to your post on the Chicken Salad. Slice onion in half, line up pieces and finely chop or slice. -Steve, Your email address will not be published. We both are blessed to have been able to experience such things. I’m just sorry you had to drive all the way to Wilmington, NC to find them. Now that my daughter has prepared them with rosemary for a few years now, I always enjoy them spiced that way! They also might be in a vacuum-sealed container in the refrigerated veggie section of your grocery store. Did you have to shell peas or beans as a child? There’s just a special deliciousness to anything straight out of the garden that you don’t find in canned or frozen items. 1 pound dried field peas Cold water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil Instructions. I hope to check out your site as well to see how many baskets “Granny” sold. The peas are whole, not like baby food creamed peas! Many recipes call for snaps to be included, and you may have seen the term “field peas and snaps.” Snaps are simply immature pods, and many cooks like to add them when cooking. In slow cooker combine peas with ham bone, onion, celery and garlic. Rinse peas thoroughly to remove any stickiness and bits of hull. ★☆. I do appreciate your visit, and hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. Drain. Your email address will not be published. * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. A little milder than the others, Hi Steve, I just posted on black-eyed peas, but I didn’t post a recipe as you did. I used to love to shell field peas at my grandparent’s little farm in Starkville, MS. For a purely selfish reasons — we’re going to have peas at dinner! Whisk together canola oil, lime juice, cilantro, minced Candied Jalapeños, garlic, and salt in a large bowl. Thanks! The Best Field Peas Vegetarian Recipes on Yummly | Field Peas And Rice, Field Pea Hoppin’ John, B.b. I am so blessed to have experienced all this! Do you have an idea what they might have been? I do hope you’ll visit with us often. I suspect you may have had some Crowder Peas. I never actually enjoyed shelling peas but at least I can say I did a few. The fresher the peas are, and the smaller they are, the less time they will need to cook. Please leave a comment below and/or give this recipe a rating. Options: ham hocks, sausage, or ham bone. So step outside the casserole dish this season with one of these 34 super delicious summer pea recipes, starting with a smoky field pea dip and following up with everything from a summery version of Hoppin’ John to corn-speckled lady pea patties. I know they are related but purple hulls have such a different flavor and I can eat them any day of the week. Discard bay leaves, herb sprigs, carrot, and celery. Kids now days have no idea what they’re missing. Enjoy! I added the sugar as recommended; but used turkey bacon as my meat. I am from Alabama, raised in Mississippi, and have lived in NC longer than both combined. Simmer over low heat for 2 1/2 hours or until peas are tender. -Steve. Add enough cold water to cover peas by 1 inch. I do hope the Field Peas turned out well for you. Bacon will work, bacon grease will work, salt pork and a few others will work. I was very thankful to receive them…especially since they were already shelled….and, I was eager to cook them up as soon as I could. Cover beans with 2 inches of water and use one of the soak methods below: Quick cook Method: Boil beans in water for 2 minutes. Sign up to receive weekly recipes from the Queen of Southern Cooking, Side Dishes for Your Memorial Day Cookout. Add Cajun seasoning, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. I’ve never tried the Rosemary but will have to do that. Remove from heat, cover and soak for 4 hours or overnight. Overnight Method (preferred) – Boil Beans in water for 2 minutes. Great recipe! Add about 2 cups of water to the sauce pot. When done, remove the meat pieces from the pot but leave the grease. Add water as needed to keep the peas submerged. Store peas in an airtight container or bag until ready to use. So, leave us a comment and then check back later to see our response. Reduce heat, and simmer until peas are tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until peas are tender. Thanks for posting this recipe! They open the door, slice off a hunk, wrap it in butchers paper, weigh it and collect your money. Maybe that was why I started my nail biting in the first place, as a means to get out of shelling peas. Very creamy and homemade and they even taste great heated up the next day. Thank you so much for contacting us. Try smoking your own hocks--they will yield roughly double what you'll get from store-bought hocks. -Steve. Peas need to be fully cooked, but not mushy. Here’s a quick and easy side dish that’s perfect for dinner through the week or…on Sunday. Place in a kettle ... bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Field peas, fresh from the garden, are a great side dish to all types of meals. This variety is known as a Six Week Pea but Field Peas come as Crowder Peas, Purple Hull Peas and some other varieties. They were smaller, reddish/maybe considered purple? At about 15 minutes, taste a few to check for seasoning and to see if they are done. Got field peas in my csa box, made them using your recipe. But, if that isn't an option, you can sometimes find them frozen. Check carefully before preparing. Drain soak water and replace with 4 cups of fresh water. Maybe garnish them with a little more freshly chopped onion, grab a piece of cornbread and just dig in. I found 1/2 t. pepper and 1/2 t. salt to be perfect. Remove hocks; drain peas, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Hi Beverly, I’m sorry but I don’t remember a town by that name. Smoky ham hocks enrich the broth, yielding a delicious pot of field peas. My first time making field peas and they were delicious! Add the salt and let the peas continue to cook until they’re done to your liking. Yum! Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until peas are tender. You might also want to check out this site: Virginia Dept of Agriculture, I hope you can find some locally. This is natural with the fresh peas but we want to scoop it out. (Legumes love salt, so don’t underestimate how much they will need.) See more ideas about recipes, southern recipes, pea recipes. Simmer field peas in water until tender, about 1 1/2 hours. My seasoning of choice for this dish is known as Side Meat. Continue cooking for 1 to 2 hours longer. Thanks for this recipe. We hope this helps and we appreciate your business. Thanks again for your comments and do visit with us often. Aren’t peas just the best??!! Thanks for reaching out. Cooking Tips: Spread out dry beans and remove any foreign particles. Has turned me off of much of the diner food around here. ★☆ Thank you again for your visit and I do hope you’ll stop by for another visit with us… real soon. They keep it hanging in a cabinet inside their building and you just tell them about how much you’d like to purchase. Slice the onion in half and line up the pieces. Absolutely delicious! Just saying. Be Blessed!!! It’s whatever you have on hand or whatever you personally prefer. Fresh vegetables just have a totally awesome different taste than those that are canned or frozen. Steve did you by chance notice a tiny now-run down little town called Cairo, Illinois, as you crossed the Ohio River into Kentucky??? Tags: One pound of field peas makes four to six cups of cooked peas. All will be a great side dish and all are prepared pretty much the same way. I am attaching the website below. Garnish with more freshly sliced onion if desired. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. Sugar was mama’s secret ingredient in about all of her vegetables when she cooked them. This product’s ingredients are grown, sown, and packaged in the USA.