Freezing Crowder Peas?

mommapAugust 7, 2008

Just picked a bushel, and shelled them (whew!) Now, how do I freeze them? Throw in a baggie and go---- or dip in boiling water first?

Thank you so much..

Thumbs are hurting,

Momma P

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jimster(z7a MA)

The link below has the info you need.

Enjoy the peas. My purple hulls are producing well. It won't be long now before I can pick. I don't expect a bushel.

Jim

Here is a link that might be useful: How to Freeze Blackeye or Field Peas

    Bookmark   August 7, 2008 at 2:51PM
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ckag

I've been putting up purple hull peas for years which are similar to crowders and they are a breeze! Get a big pot of water boiling and pour in the shelled peas. Wait about a minute or two and pour them out into a colander to drain. I then refill the water pot with cold water and some ice cubes, pour the peas back in the pot to cool them instantly and then re-drain. Bag them up in freezer bags in meal-size portions, seal and freeze.
They are so good to bring out during the cold winter months. It tastes like summer all over again.
Enjoy!

    Bookmark   August 7, 2008 at 7:28PM
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