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"There is nothing better on a cold wintry day than a properly made pot pie."--Craig Claiborne

Garden Peas and New Potatoes Recipe

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This recipe for Garden Peas and New Potatoes, by , is from "THE WOODEN SPOON" The Sexton Family, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Nan Sexton


3-4 cups fresh, shelled peas from the garden
3-4 cups little new potatoes, washed and scrubbed.(peels on)
salt and pepper to taste
water to cover the vegetables
about 3/4 cup milk
dollop of butter

Boil shelled peas and new potatoes in water enough to cover....until cooked...
Do not drain water off.
Add salt, pepper, a dollop of butter.
Turn off burner and add approximately 3/4 cup milk
Add a bit of butter..
Serve hot...
You can also make this recipe with frozen peas and any potatoes...(peeled or not)
It's extra-good in the wintertime, when the weather is cold...

A childhood summertime tradition. When the peas were ready to shell, dad would dig a hill or two of new potatoes, getting the little ones for use and keeping the bigger ones .... Then we left the potatoes to grow til their 'due season'...


Peas and potatoes...
our summertime fare...
fresh from the garden...
and rows growing there...





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