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Padron Peppers AKA Pimientos de Padrón

MrsWheatie Sep 7, 2010 04:51 PM


Brought a couple of bags home from San Fransisco and yearning for more of these tasty morsels. Anyone selling them or serving them in the Metro DC or B'more areas?


  1. tommyskitchen Sep 14, 2010 09:08 AM

    Last year they could be found at the Dupont Farmers Market - I checked 2 weeks ago and it was still early - The stand that had them was the first vegetable stand on the right AFTER the Greens vendor as you walk in from the MASS avenue entrance.

    I love them too - Grew them and Shishitos this year - the Padrons were Hotter than Heck - I don't know what I did wrong as they are usually mellow and flavorful...

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    1. re: tommyskitchen
      MrsWheatie Sep 15, 2010 06:53 AM

      Thanks for the intel!! Will have to check this weekend. Did you grow from seed or a plant?

      1. re: MrsWheatie
        tommyskitchen Sep 16, 2010 07:03 AM

        Seed - I forget where i found them but can look it up if you want...Something like "Kathys Seeds"

        1. re: tommyskitchen
          MrsWheatie Sep 16, 2010 09:08 AM

          I've seen the seeds on-line. Thanks!

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      rarotonga Sep 7, 2010 05:28 PM

      I just had some at Jaleo last week. I couldn't find them on the menu (though maybe I just wasn't looking carefully enough), but I asked the waiter because I know they have them in the summer and they did indeed have some. They're so amazing.

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      1. re: rarotonga
        MrsWheatie Sep 8, 2010 07:59 AM

        Thank you!!

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