Fried Cubanelle Peppers

Cubanelle peppers are a sweet, not hot, Italian frying pepper. Typically an oblong pepper varying in color from green to red depending on ripeness – all colors are equally edible. This pepper is a powerhouse full of manganese, potassium, and B6 but packs a whopping 200% of the recommended daily value of Vitamin C in just one chopped cup. Last year we featured the Cubanelle as a stuffed pepper. This year we’ll take a more traditional approach with cooking the pepper via it’s namesake – frying.

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The Peaches are Here!

Almost everyone I know has a great recipe for peach cobbler, peach muffins, and all manner of peach breakfast and dessert recipes. Yet not many consider peaches for dinner. Delicious in a panini, or as a fresh compote over pork, peaches can kick up a basic dinner routine. Or, this delicious twist on the classic quesadilla, fresh peaches paired with unlikely spices and pork are a curious-cooks delight.

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