1-1/2 pounds baby green sugar peas in pods
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mace
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons dry sherry or apple juice
2 tablespoons vinegar


Remove the strings and stems from the pods. Rinse pods. In a saucepan, combine water, butter, salt, and mace. Bring to a boil and add peas. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 6 to 8 minutes. Beat egg yolk with sherry (or juice) and vinegar. Turn heat to low and add egg mixture, stirring constantly. Serve at once.


Makes 6 servings.

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