Simmering Special Soup
Heat peas and water to boiling in big 5-6 quart pot.
Add all other ingredients except carrots.
Once water boils, lower the heat, cover and cook for 3-5 hours at low temperature.
Remove bones from chicken, add chicken if desired and carrots, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until soup is at desired consistency.
Enjoy with garlic bread or by itself.