9 Recipes to Make the Most of Snap Pea Season

Nine snap pea recipes to make the most of their short (but sweet!) season.

J. Kenji López-Alt

Whether you grow them in your garden on a trellis or just buy heaping bags of them at the grocery store, you know just how short—and how sweet—snap pea season is. They don't freeze nearly as well as sweet peas, so unless they're fresh, snap peas are hard to come by. We don't have any miraculous tricks or quick tips for actually lengthening their precious season (unless you count our pickled snap pea recipe), but we do have some suggestions for taking full advantage of their flavor and texture with these 9 recipes.