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  • n. dried hulled pea; used in soup


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  • Our favorite color was black (they call it “Onyx”) but it also comes in baby blue and split-pea green if you want to look like a tree hugger.

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  • He served the company through the noon meal, although it was all he could do to refrain from capsizing the big tureen of split-pea soup over the head of Simon Nishikanta.


  • Santorini, the island of romance, is the home of fava, a delicious and nutritious yellow split-pea purée.

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  • For lunch we had split-pea soup from a mix, with dehydrated peas and corn and some yummy yummy TVP added.

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  • He specializes in classic dishes such as eggplant parmesan, chicken pot pie and split-pea soup, but uses low-fat, organic ingredients.

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  • Dig a bit deeper and you'll find some pretty odd phenomena coexisting amidst the oenophiles: idyllic green hills, split-pea worship, a super-swanky dude ranch, wine-trail jeep tours, cuckoo clocks galore, cupcake and wine pairings, European fairy tales, a trolley drawn by draft horses, and aebleskivers baseball-shaped Danish pancakes.

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  • Eating beans for every meal is the main premise of the holiday, though simply partaking in the festivities with a little split-pea soup should do the trick.

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  • I held a table for us while Matthew got our soup—split-pea for him, tomato basil for me—with Diet Cokes and a turkey sandwich to share.

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  • We finished the mantwo, scooped up the last of the split-pea sauce with the crispy half-moons of home-made nan, and Khadija and her sister cleaned up the dirty dishes and rolled away the dastarkhan.

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  •   Not meals cobbled together from whatever's in the pantry or arranged around a supermarket-roasted chicken; no, real cooking, real meals, beef stew and lasagna and split-pea soup and a chicken that you roast yourself, an organic, free-range bird with sage and butter rubbed beneath the skin.

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