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fishie Sep 19, 2009 10:53 AM

got a whole lot in our CSA box. Need ideas for medium term storage-I can always freeze, but am looking for something tasty...

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  1. Antilope RE: fishie Sep 19, 2009 11:01 AM

    Hot pepper jelly is good.

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      gordeaux RE: fishie Sep 19, 2009 11:26 AM

      Giardiniera

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      1. re: gordeaux
        fishie RE: gordeaux Sep 30, 2009 07:25 PM

        That is a fantastic idea. Thanks.

      2. thew RE: fishie Sep 30, 2009 07:34 PM

        chop and salt:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/427327

        1. DiveFan RE: fishie Sep 30, 2009 09:21 PM

          What kind of 'hot' chiles?

          If you have something in the New Mexico/Anaheim/Poblano sphere, NM/CO style green chile sauce is great on almost anything.
          For something Hungarian influenced, paprika sauce works the same way: http://life-eos.blogspot.com/2007/10/...

          1. Soop RE: fishie Oct 1, 2009 07:39 AM

            Depends on the kind, but leave in some olive oil for a chili oil, vodka for chili vodka, or dry them. they'll last for ages when dried.

            1. Gio RE: fishie Oct 1, 2009 07:55 AM

              All peppers can be frozen. I usually wrap them with plastic wrap, put them in a freezer bag, then put that bag into a common bag that holds other peppers. When I want to use a few, I simply take what I want and swipe each under warm running water.

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                normalheightsfoodie RE: fishie Oct 1, 2009 11:57 AM

                I picked peppers from my garden and I removed the seeds and filled them with an herbed cream cheese and brie mixture and let them chill in the fridge, I then rolled them in panko and bread crumbs and fried them in peanut oil, they were very good.

                1. buttertart RE: fishie Oct 1, 2009 12:44 PM

                  Slice thin and put them in jars with a little salt and fill jar white (or unflavored rice, or palm) vinegar - put a piece of plastic wrap under the screw-on lid to keep it from coroding - keeps a long time and both the vinegar and the peppers are good.

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