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       Title: Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon, Garlic and Basil
  Categories: Vegetables, Side dishes
       Yield: 6 Servings
 MMMMM------------------BLANCHED SUGAR SNAP PEAS-----------------------
       1 ts Salt
       4 c  Loosely packed pods ~ 1 lb
       2 T  Olive oil
       1 T  Lemon juice
            Zest of 1 medium lemon
       1 md Garlic clove, minced
       8    Basil leaves chopped fine
     1/2 ts Salt
            Ground black pepper
   Blanching of Sugar Snap Peas:
   Bring 6 cups water to brisk boil in 3- or 4-quart saucepan.  Add salt
   and peas and cook until crisp-tender, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, depending
   on size of peas.  Drain peas, shock in ice water, drain again and pat
   dry.  Peas can be set aside for up to one hour.
   Heat oil over medium heat in medium saute pan.  Add zest and garlic;
   saute until garlic is soft but not browned, about 2 minutes.  Add
   peas, lemon juice, and basil; too to combine.  Cook until just heated
   through, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.  Season with salt and pepper to taste;
   serve immediately.
   From Cook’s Illustrated, May/June 1997 Issue.  WONDERFUL!