The humble pea is probed by food educator and author of Alice’s Food A to Z, Alice Zaslavsky, and host Raf Epstein, for Drive’s Foodie Tuesday. Callers provide a plethora of precious pea preperations: soups, purees, salads, frozen, fresh or blanched. And we hear from adults who never quite got over their childhood disgust at this green legume.

Here’s a great recipe for mushy peas