roasted red peppers

Perfectly Roasted Red Peppers


Growing up in an Italian household, a staple appetizer (antipasto) in the house was fresh mozzarella, tomato, and roasted red peppers. When I eventually moved out, I wanted to keep this memory of home alive in my new home.  And of course wanted impress Mr E when we started dating.  Living in Hoboken, NJ, it was easy to obtain some amazing homemade mutz, and of course being in Jersey makes tomatoes plentiful. But when I originally recreated the dish, I was buying jarred roasted red peppers. VERY DIFFERENT from what mom used to make. So I took matters into my own hands and learned how to roast them myself. Continue reading “Perfectly Roasted Red Peppers”