Split Peas


Why won't these split peas soften?

by efdee 10 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 5 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 2 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 4 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 4 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 15 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 5 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 5 years ago


Best split pea soup in Manhattan?

by nycguy20011 5 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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