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see pepperpepper,
name for the fruits of several unrelated Old and New World plants used as spices or vegetables or in medicine. Old World (True) Peppers

Black pepper (Piper nigrum
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a Spanish pepper, Capsicum annuum, with a red fruit used raw in salads, cooked as a vegetable, and as a stuffing for green olives
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Entre las formas de utilizacion mas extendidas del pimiento se encuentra su consumo en fresco y cocido, ya sea verde o en estado de madurez mas avanzado, cuando los frutos, segun la variedad, pueden presentar diferentes coloraciones que van desde el color amarillo hasta purpura.
CAROLYN AND BEN'S PIMENTO CHEESE The original recipe for this pimiento cheese is from my friends Carolyn and Ben Hodges of Brandon.
Sandwich the drained pimientos between sheets of kitchen paper.
In a medium bowl, combine cheese, pimientos, flour, hot pepper sauce,
400g can whole red pimientos, drained and sliced; 10 small chorizo sausages, thickly sliced.
Fresh pimientos are showing off rich crimson coats.