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View Poll Results: Would you feed your kids canned peas?
Heck yes I would. They're feeding em to the dog right now! 16 43.24%
No way. It's child abuse! 14 37.84%
Maybe, if there wasn't anything else in the house. 7 18.92%
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Old 10-15-2005, 12:01 AM   #11
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Oh, I HATE canned peas!! I do, however, love fresh snow peas. I'm generally not a pea fan. My mom would feed us canned peas, canned corn, canned grean beans. I don't buy canned anything except beans (in moderation) and try to buy only fresh or frozen veggies. It means more trips to the store, but it's worth it. I don't want the added salt and preservatives.
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Old 10-15-2005, 12:15 AM   #12
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if i had children, i'd give them canned peas. i grew up on them and love them now. i usually like my veggies freesh, crisp-tender and bright in color, but i love canned peas.
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Old 10-15-2005, 12:37 AM   #13
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if my son liked them i would.
nobody in this house like peas
though lol
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Old 10-15-2005, 01:10 AM   #14
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Yuck! No canned peas in my house. I eat frozen peas which are far better! :)
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Old 10-15-2005, 09:03 AM   #15
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I use them in creamed dishes and sometimes alone. We do not get fresh peas here and I use the the frozen peas in salads.Naturally we would love the fresh ones the best.
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Old 10-15-2005, 09:41 AM   #16
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If I had to.
When and where I grew up, canned peas were available year round. Fresh peas were only available during the garden season. And only if you had a garden. They were time consuming and labor intensive and so rare. Now in my late years I buy only frozen. They require just a run under hot water and the last to go in casserole or salad. When I cook "just peas" it is a couple of minutes in the microwave with butter and salt and pepper. Canned peas are already over cooked.
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Old 10-15-2005, 09:54 AM   #17
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We like canned peas. Le Seur is good, and so are the Green Giant ones with the little pearl onions in them. I nuke them with a pat of butter, a pinch of sugar and a pinch of salt. I use the cheaper canned ones for casseroles. We like frozen ones and fresh ones too!
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Old 10-15-2005, 09:55 AM   #18
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Frozen vegetables are soooooooooooooo much healthier than canned.
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:02 AM   #19
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I always use frozen - for everything! I can remember having to choke down yucky canned peas as a kid!
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Old 10-15-2005, 11:52 AM   #20
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My mom used to home can peas and other veggies and they were great. I only use canned green beans, tomatoes, beets, cannelini beans, garbanzo beans, or chili beans. The other veggies I use fresh or frozen. I use canned corn only in recipes for cornbread or casseroles. I suppose if you use baby food it would have to be from a jar. I've never seen frozen baby food.
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