snap pea


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snap pea

n.
1. A variety of the common pea (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon), having a sweet plump pod that lacks the fibrous inner lining of the common pea.
2. The edible pod of this plant. In both senses also called sugar pea, sugar snap pea.

[From the snapping sound made when the pod is broken.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap pea - variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods
edible-pod pea, edible-podded pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon - a variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea
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I've hung these from sugar snap pea trellises, fruit trees, and on dahlia cages.
5ml fresh lemon juice, 15ml apricot liqueur, Earl Grey tea syrup (see below), 3 drops orange flower water, 2 sugar peas, one for garnish, 2 sprigs mint, one for garnish, pumpkin oil and smoked salt rim METHOD: Half fill a cocktail shaker ice, add liquid ingredients along 1 cracked sugar snap pea and 1 sprig of mint.
5ml fresh lemon juice, 15ml apricot liqueur, 15ml Earl Grey tea syrup (see below), 3 drops orange flower water, 2 sugar snap peas, one for garnish, 2 sprigs mint, one for garnish, pumpkin oil and with ice, add liquid ingredients along with 1 cracked sugar snap pea and 1 sprig of mint.
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Add the baby corn and sugar snap pea mixture, as well as the broccoli florets, then turn off the heat and allow to cook in the hot water for one to two minutes.
A serving of snap pea crisps, about 22 pieces, has 120 calories and 5 grams of protein--just enough to give dancers a quick energy boost.
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It is hoped the snap pea will be a hit with colour-conscious gardeners who can add this variety to their collection of other popular purple picks such as cauliflowers, broccoli, carrots and potatoes.
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There is something about the sweet tenderness of a snap pea that makes me acutely aware that the harvest is much more than what I put into it.
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