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drying peasFor best quality, use shelling peas to dry for use in cooking; there are even varieties of shelling peas that do especially well for this purpose. The texture and taste of the snow and sugar snaps will likely suffer when dried, but, as an experiment, you can certainly dry and cook up a small batch to see how they turn out. Otherwise, perhaps you can donate your extra peas to friends or a garden club for planting next year.

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