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Chili and bell pepper substitute due to allergies?

I recently learned that I am allergic to ALL forms of pepper except black pepper. Bell peppers, chili peppers, etc. I am allergic to and it makes my throat swell up. I have several recipes using ...
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Are bell peppers with brown seeds safe to eat?

Sometimes when cooking with bell peppers, the seeds on the inside are brown (instead of white). What causes this, and are the peppers safe to eat?
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How should I store a cut bell pepper?

Recently I'm finding that I'm ending up using only part of a bell pepper for a meal, and so wish to store the rest for later. So how should I best store half-used bell peppers so that they stay as ...
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The difference between green, red and yellow bell peppers

Is there any difference between green, red and yellow bell peppers, barring the color? Normally when I buy a pack of 3 I always leave the yellow till last. It's normally due the coloring looking less ...
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How to remove the bitter taste from green bell pepper?

Green pepper has a more bitter taste than red or yellow pepper. Are there tricks to remove or diminish this bitter taste? A special way of cooking, or adding a bit of sugar or something maybe?
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Substitute for bell peppers in meat dishes

I recently became addicted to the taste of fried bell peppers (green specifically because that's what's cheapest) as an ingredient in meat dishes. However, in my area the price has doubled so I can't ...
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Can I stuff peeled bell peppers?

I enjoy stuffed bell peppers, but while green peppers are substantially cheaper than red or yellow, they're also more bitter. Reading on the web, it looks like peeling the pepper will reduce the ...
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What are different ways to roast Bell Peppers?

I was wondering if anyone had any tips for roasting bell peppers so that they get a nice blacked skin. I live in an apartment, and if I were to put the peppers directly on the burners, it would not ...
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How to prepare stuffed peppers

I've prepared peppers stuffed with beef and rice a number of times, but they never turn out quite how I would like. How can should I cook the peppers so that they end up soft and flavorful, but are ...
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What is the dark stuff inside a green bell pepper?

My wife has been cutting up some green bell peppers and on the seeds is some dark stuff. The outside was firm and normal looking.
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What heat should I use to BBQ red/green bell peppers?

What heat should I use to BBQ (gas/charcoal grill) red/green bell peppers? Should it be: direct or indirect high/medium/low duration?