Go Back   Cigar Weekly Community Forums and Discussion Groups > Community Centers > Mr. Creosote's Diner

Mr. Creosote's Diner Fried, boiled, smoked, seared or sautťed, this is the place we discuss our favorite foods and their preparation. Grab a knife and fork and dig in!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2018, 05:36 AM   #1
Charter Member
Herf God
SLR's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: OC/LA Area, CA USA
Posts: 15,709
I didnít know this about bell peppers

Whatís the difference between red, yellow, orange and green peppers?

Green bell peppers are immature versions of red, orange, or yellow peppers. Since they are less ripe, they have a slightly bitter flavor and can sometime cause digestive disruption.

I love bell peppers. I love the classic stuffed peppers with ground beef and rice. I love them on pizza, subs, and omelettes. Raw, cut into strips, dipping in Italian Salad Dressing is a favorite for me.
25th HIM
SLR is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 06:05 AM   #2
El Chefť
BBQ Guru
Herf God
BigO's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Atlanta.
Posts: 55,887
I will cook with the green ones, but if I'm stuffing peppers, I use the red ones. Milder and sweeter and don't overpower the flavor of the stuffing. Never had any luck growing them at home. Phil's had a couple of nice crops of them, but not me.
Every time you think you've become too cynical, the world finds a way to teach you that the real problem is that you haven't become cynical enough

Free speech is free speech is free speech. There is no qualifier.

If you aren't outraged, you aren't paying attention.

Never attribute malice to that what can be explained as stupidity.

Unborn lives matter too.

BigO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 06:17 AM   #3
Chief Geek, @cigarweekly
BigJohn's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Atlanta (north burbs - Woodsto
Posts: 14,176
I substitute riced cauliflower for 'rice' when I make stuffed peppers. You can use ground beef, or really just about anything. Like try diced up steak, seasoned and sauteed very lightly before stuffing in and baking...
Government breaks our legs, then hands us a pair of crutches and says, "You see? If it wasn't for us you wouldn't be able to walk.".... Aren't we so lucky!?
Need a website? Get one from a BOTL - > PM me!
"I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine."
Help support the CigarWeekly webhost (me!) > Shop online? Start HERE: direct to Amazon.com
Protect your computer from VIRUSES > Get Avast!
BigJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 07:48 AM   #4
Club Member
N8DCJ's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Mansfield , Ohio
Posts: 1,334
Also , red , yellow and orange bell peppers have lots more vitamin C than an orange...
N8DCJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 09:41 AM   #5
Club Member
macsauce13's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 3,192
We use a ton of red, orange, and yellow bell peppers. Basically zero green peppers. Some of my favorite ingredients.
macsauce13 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 02:13 PM   #6
Herf God
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: New York City
Posts: 20,786
Green peppers, like celery -- boring.
"Moderation in all things. Excess in everything else."
beevod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2018, 07:06 PM   #7
Contributing Editor
MOM November 2012 Emeritus
Honorary MOM November 2021
Herf God
gumby's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Republic of Texas
Posts: 47,552
Great info. 👍🏼
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

Thomas Jefferson
gumby is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bell's Oberon Mr.Mean I'll Drink to That! 18 07-23-2003 05:34 AM

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:20 AM.