Petite size gives a more upscale, gourmet plate presentation, better texture and sweeter flavor. No shelling, washing or sizing. Consistently sized for even cook. Uniform, bright green color. Sweet, tender; early stage of maturity. PREP INSTRUCTIONS: Because product is blanched during processing, quickly steam uncovered to bring up to 165 degree F. Do not overcook. Cold dish: Add product to boiling water, stir, and return to a boil. Drain and chill before adding to other ingredients.