So we bought some of these at a farmers market. I think she said they were purple pod peas. I mean, they obviously are purple pod peas, but I think that's what she actually called them. You don't eat the pods.
They were good -- very like black-eyed peas, as promised.
With one difference.
First syllable is what you have when the air goes out of a tire.
Second syllable is the opposite of "me."
Third syllable is what knights on horseback jousted with.
Not for me, but for my husband. It might have something to do with his colitis, but we won't be having these again, no matter how pretty the pods are.
Marian Allen, Author Lady
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