Split Peas


Why won't these split peas soften?

by efdee 11 years ago

I have made (dried) yellow split pea soup many times from a very simple recipe that doesn't require any soaking, and only about an hour's cooking. (It says.) But whatever I do, I get crunchy soup. ...

Sorting split peas

by tubman 11 months ago

Love split pea soup that I'm making it (and working with split peas) for the first time. Instructions in all recipes call for sorting and rinsing the peas. I had to Google to see what exactly you'r...

Crunchy Spilt Pea sound

by Hbbs 2 years ago

Ican not get the split peas to soften, I have been cooking them for two days. I have been making split pea soup for 30 years and this is the first time those peas wont soften. i have already put ...

Softening split peas

by vihstadt 3 years ago

I have mixed results on softening split peas, probably because I live at 10,500' in altitude. When they don't soften enough I put the soup in the blender until smooth.

Sour split pea and ham soup

by fionaval 5 years ago

This is driving me crazy. When I make split pea and ham soup I make a big batch and freeze what I don't eat. I like to make big batches of split pea because I buy a small ham with the bone and use ...

Cooking Split Pea Soup with Hard Water

by ilikepotatoes 5 years ago

My peas eventually break down but only after I burn the bottom of a dutch oven. What I've read online basically states that if you have hard water that you can only make split pea soup with a slow...

Yellow Split Peas vs green?

by coll 16 years ago

I just put on a pot of split pea soup with ham, made with the usual green split peas, and found a bag of yellow split peas in my pantry that I got at a food show last spring. I was thinking they w...

White Things on Dried Split Peas

by valia 6 years ago

I am in the process of cooking split pea soup (did not soak the peas first, but rinsed them), and I noticed that there are white things on a lot of the peas. They are mostly on one of the edges of ...

can i cover the pot completely in this recipe for dried peas soup?

by smr 6 years ago


Best split pea soup in Manhattan?

by nycguy20011 6 years ago

My current favorite split pea soup is at Forager's Market in Chelsea and the runner-up is Whole Food Market's split pea soup, but I'm looking for other recommendations.

Can I save these dried split peas?

by bxgirl 6 years ago

I am making split pea soup. I ran out to get dried split peas from Whole Foods, and purposely got more than I knew I would need for the soup, so I can the rest as a vegetable at a later date. Well...

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