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Pea shoots in Minneapolis?

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pistachio peas Sep 15, 2009 09:52 PM

Does anyone know where I can find these? I haven't seen them at the Wedge.

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    vicks Sep 15, 2009 10:11 PM

    Saw them at Shuang Hur tonight.

    They are located at I believe 27th St. and Nicollet Ave. in Minneapolis.

    1. AnneInMpls Sep 15, 2009 10:17 PM

      United Noodle has pea shoots (aka pea tips or pea leaves) when they're in season. I haven't seen pea shoots at any of the co-ops.

      Anne

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      United Noodles Asian Supermarket
      2015 E 24th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

      1. p
        pistachio peas Sep 15, 2009 11:34 PM

        Thanks!

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          Ms. Fennelbulb Sep 17, 2009 08:14 AM

          I have bought pea tips at Trader Joe's. They are densely packed in tiny plastic containers and found near bags of salad greens. They cost a lot more compared to Asian grocery stores. But, Asian grocery stores tend to package the shoots in huge amounts, which I cannot consume fast enough in a household of 2. So, TJ's version is convenient. You may know that there are 2 different kinds of pea shoots - "big" ones and regular ones. The "big" ones have larger leaves and hollow stems. I was taught by my Chinese in-laws that the "big" ones are considered to be better because they are more tender, whereas the regular kind is crunchier. I like both. TJ's carries the regular kind.

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            soupkitten Sep 17, 2009 01:45 PM

            they are common at the farmer's mkts when they are in season. it being september, anywhere you'd find them currently ships them in.

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