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Just call me Mrs Birdseye

This evening I picked the peas ( and a couple of courgettes, also known as zucchini)…

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then I shelled them, sitting in the back garden in the sunshine, which makes it an easier job

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Then I took them into the kitchen and plunged them into boiling water for 2 minutes to blanche them.  Then quickly into cold water to chill them, and a couple of minutes later bagged them up and froze them.  So picking, shelling, blanching, chilling and freezing all in 45 minutes flat.  Birdseye reckon to do in in 2 hours so I beat them to it!! And Neil called me “Mrs Birdseye”!!

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