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Friday, December 31, 2021
A year end review a bit differently.....
Nana and Morgan
This is the last day of the year. Normally I would review the year in a way that highlights my fishing related days. This year was different in many ways and so the last post of the year shall be different. On Christmas day while enjoying the company of my family who had gathered at my daughters home I was asked something that really stuck with me in a special way. The question came from a conversation with our grand daughter Morgan. In that talk I found out that she liked red roasted peppers. I suggested she make her own at home. Most of you know that fresh home made is most times far superior to store bought. So I thought I would share my way of making red roasted peppers.
Start out with peppers that are firm. super markets have these on special through out the year. Our local Price Rite has them this week for a 1.49 a pound. When you compare that to maybe 3.50 a jar for peppers which contain maybe 1 to 1 and a half peppers you can see the value.
The peppers are then roasted on the grill until they are well charred. This can take about 10 minutes or so. Just keep monitoring them turning them to get an even charred pepper.
Remove from grill and allow to cool. When they are cool enough to handle you can remove the blistered skins and seeds.
The peppers are then placed in a bowl and seasoned with olive oil, oregano, and garlic. Salt and pepper to taste. The smell of these delights is hard to describe....
This is one of the ways I enjoy them...fresh crusty Italian bread, some cheese and then stand back. Served this way will also help you to a good start of the day when eaten at breakfast.
For lunch how about fried eggplant with roasted red peppers and provolone on a nice grinder roll?
Morgan I hope you like "papa's" recipe for roasted red peppers....