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Are all jarred roasted peppers mushy?

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I sometimes roast and store my own peppers, but I've tried a number of different brands and they all are mushy. Is this just par for the course or are there a few recommended brands?

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  1. They're generally roasted before packaging and the processing usually uses heat so while some are mushier than others it's kind of the nature of jarred peppers.

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    1. re: weezieduzzit

      I see, I guess I just have to consider myself not a fan. How do you generally use them? They seem useless for anything cooked as they would just get mushier.

      1. re: fldhkybnva

        I put them in my pasta sauce.

        1. re: fldhkybnva

          They are good in homemade mayo, in sauces, places where you want flavor not texture.

          1. re: fldhkybnva

            The roasted red pepper and walnut dip mentioned on another thread is wonderful. As you note, not cooked more just blended.

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9141...