For the first time in twenty years I am making swiss steak -- braised round steak like Mom used to make. It is a bit of a yawn. Nobody is helping me and I have just grabbed the anchovies out of the pantry. Should I do it???
Most people toss out the fibrous outer shells of pea pods like they're garbage—but they're not! Christine Yue Gallary, associate food editor at CHOW.com, shows how, with just a little effort, the pods can be used just like the peas.