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Shishito peppers

This small, green Japanese pepper is named for its tip’s resemblance to a lion’s face. Similar to Padrón peppers, shishitos are picked when immature and sweet, and about one out of 10 peppers is spicy, so be prepared.

Recipes with Shishito peppers

Charred Shishito Peppers with Goat Cheese and Sage

John McReynolds, Stone Edge Farm Estate Vineyards and Winery

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