No use asking me, I just eat them in strips, raw. Sometimes in a salad
or to dip in something (ranch, hommus, cottage cheese etc). Cooked, I
use green. I won't waste the goodness of a red by cooking it. My latest
favourite is blending blue cheese with ranch, the commercial ones are
never strong-tasting enough
"Julie Bove" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> I need some new ideas for raw bell peppers and perhaps cooked ones
> too. Red bell peppers are one of the few vegetables that Angela
> really likes. When the weather cools I plan to make a recipe I have
> somewhere for unstuffed peppers. She loves the stuffed ones but
> neither she nor my husband will actually eat the pepper when I make
> them this way. They both scoop out the filling and give me their
> peppers. I think they are just lazy and don't like eating foods that
> they have to cut up. But I could be wrong. I made Spanish rice and
> they ate the peppers in it. So I figure they might eat the unstuffed.
> It is basically just like how you would do a stuffed one but the
> pepper is cut up and mixed in. You bake it in a casserole dish. So
> unless I can do it in the microwave I'll wait for cooler weather.
> One thing I like (but haven't tried yet for Angela) is assorted
> peppers cut into little scoop shapes and then served with slightly
> warmed refried beans. This is good with cheese sauce too. Or hummus.
> Mostly I just cut them in strips and give them to her. Or put them in
> her salad. I do also add them to red sauce for pasta and the like.
> Right now they are pretty expensive at $1.99 each. But I need some
> ideas for when I can find a good price. I did find a good price at
> Winco last week but I am starting to think they don't always sell the
> freshest produce. They were not refrigerated and most were getting
> shriveled. I won't buy them that way. I did find two that were in
> good shape but they were very small.