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Aug 16, 2012 11:33 AM
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Pimientos de Padrón

Is there any place in Greater Boston that sells these little peppers? One of my favorite tapas, would love to try and make at home,

thank you!

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  1. Somebody else posted the exact same question a week ago, but got no replies, which is un-promising:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/862462

      1. Lots of places to get them in restaurants, but the OP is looking for a retail source. I wonder if shishitos might be easier to find; I've seen them prepared exactly like pimientos de Padrón.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

        1. I've seen them at farmer's markets. Not this year, but I'm guessing this would be the approximate time of the year to find them there.

          1. I see a business brewing. My little garden is overflowing with Padron peppers. Fried in some olive oil with a sprinkle of salt - delicious!

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            1. re: RichardinJP

              They are due any week now, through October. However seasonal produce has been tricky to predict the last few years.