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Look for banana peppers with a green to yellow color. Orange or red indicates that the peppers are already ripening. Avoid buying peppers that are soft and discolored. Don’t pick banana peppers with an off-putting smell or appearance and look for ones with the most potent fragrance, as this is an indication that they’re fresh.

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Use it to fancy up cocktails. Mix it into pancake or waffle batter for a richer flavor. Make an amaretto glaze for ice cream Soak ladyfinger cookies for tiramisu cakes. Pour a few drops of it into your whip cream for a nutty, sweet flavor. Add it to braised savory meats for an almond and …

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