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Old 02-27-2013, 08:40 AM   #31
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If you buy any more red and yellow peppers you could make an easy chilli relish.

Recipe:

1 large red pepper
1 large yellow pepper
1 large onion
roughly 20 cayenne or jalapeno peppers
1 tsp of paprika
1 level tsp of sea salt
1 tbsp of sugar
1/2 cup of white grape vinegar



Chop both peppers and onion into small dice. Finely chop your chilli peppers. Add them to a pot and just cover with boiling water. Simmer till tender. Add salt, paprika and sugar. Simmer for 5 more minutes. Add vinegar and bring to a boil. Spoon into jars, close lids and turn bottles upside down. Allow to cool and refridgerate till needed.

This is lovely as a condiment for all meat and cold cuts and anything with cheese!
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:59 PM   #32
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Am I too late?


Pepper steak



Pasta with veggie sauce



Or pepper and eggs on dish or a sammie - dice peppers and onion, saute and add eggs.
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:25 PM   #33
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Am I too late?
Yes, but that's OK

The stir-fry really lets the colors shine through, too. I like a nice colorful stir-fry
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:27 PM   #34
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Do you have enough recipes, Pac? I have a few more if you're in need ... You might want to put colorful bell peppers on your weekly grocery list now, so you can catch up.
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:52 PM   #35
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Do you have enough recipes, Pac? I have a few more if you're in need ... You might want to put colorful bell peppers on your weekly grocery list now, so you can catch up.
I was going to say, I've got more recipes than bell peppers!
One of these days I'll have to try to start a small garden. They are only over ripe green peppers, right? At least the red ones?
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:27 PM   #36
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not necessarily over ripe. some types are bred to turn red, yellow, or orange fast, while others stay green almost until they rot.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:15 AM   #37
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I was going to say, I've got more recipes than bell peppers!
One of these days I'll have to try to start a small garden. They are only over ripe green peppers, right? At least the red ones?
You can keep the seeds from the peppers you buy to plant. I always grow them this way and they grow well.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:40 AM   #38
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I was going to say, I've got more recipes than bell peppers!
One of these days I'll have to try to start a small garden. They are only over ripe green peppers, right? At least the red ones?
I find that pepper plants work well mixed in with my perennials, so you don't need a veggie garden. The variety of sweet peppers I plant turn red. I also grow purple, orange, and yellow sweet peppers. If I leave the stems on the peppers (when picked green), they will turn red and not rot. I do find that the other colors (besides green) are sweeter and I like them better.
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I don't see the chocolate colored bell peppers often but I would like to try them. Has anyone tried them and are they sweet?
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I don't see the chocolate colored bell peppers often but I would like to try them. Has anyone tried them and are they sweet?
They are like the orange and yellow ones if I remember correctly. Thanks to genetically modified technology, everything tastes the same
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