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Post: #285991 Odsox
Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:36 pm

Had to pick the peppers last week as I needed the space. Flippin things just kept on growing and there were still quite a few flowers and buds when I pulled them up.
We already had 3 large bags of sliced frozen peppers in the freezer, but couldn't waste these last few. I saw mention of dried grated peppers, which I tried and failed miserably. Ever tried grating a pepper ? So I chopped them into smallish pieces and gave them a brief whizz in the food processor.
They took less than no time to dehydrate and I just put a tablespoonful in the mixed veg soup I just made and they rehydrate easily and gave the soup a pleasant peppery flavour.
Methinks we'll do that again next year.


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Post: #285992 Green Aura
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:21 pm

They look good. Great to mix in cream cheese for your butties too.
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Post: #285994 Flo
Thu Dec 03, 2015 8:03 am

If the promised greenhouse turns up for the spring then I shall be growing similar and hope for just as good results.

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Post: #286000 dave45
Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:38 pm

What's the secret to growing peppers? I had two years of good results then three years of "half-hearted just won't grow" in the greenhouse.

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Post: #286004 Odsox
Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:05 am

dave45 wrote:What's the secret to growing peppers?

Mine were grown in a small hydroponic unit. The beauty of that is it has a small aquarium heater in the water which keeps the roots at a steady 20 degrees, then it doesn't seem to matter what the air temperature is (as long as it's above freezing)

Picture taken earlier in the year ......

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Post: #286007 Green Aura
Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:10 am

I'm not envious at all. No, not even a bit. :mrgreen:
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Post: #286009 Odsox
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:11 am

Green Aura wrote:I'm not envious at all. No, not even a bit. :mrgreen:

That's all right then. :lol:
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Post: #286019 doofaloofa
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:40 pm

Green Aura wrote:I'm not envious at all. No, not even a bit. :mrgreen:


Nor am I

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Re: Peppers

Post: #286021 diggernotdreamer
Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:34 pm

I am not jealous, because I have loads of lovely roasted peppers sitting in oil in my fridge, thanks Tony :)


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