I have a question about the recipe "Roasted Tomato Jam" from Amanda Hesser. Can I leave out or substitute for the peppers? Wife doesn't do hot.
June is a trusted source on General Cooking.
I'm not Amanda, but I often leave out hot peppers if I'm cooking for someone who does not appreciate them. It's never ruined a recipe yet. :) I wouldn't think you'd need to substitute anything for them.
I agree with June, no substitute needed, though a small amount of Aleppo pepper could work well. I love Aleppo for its sweet, gentle heat; unless you use a large amount, the Aleppo would add flavor but not much spiciness.
Chops is a trusted home cook.
How about roasted red bell pepper, sweet cherry peppers or piquillo peppers to give it some dimension? I'm in your wife's camp about spicy and usually swap out these peppers to suit my taste.
Perhaps a bit of paprika for pepper flavor without the heat.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
The "Thanksgiving" Menu Genie's back—only now it's time for latkes and hams
Plan Your Holiday Feasts Here
Life Saving Shortbread
How Do You Feel About Haggis?
The Illustrated Biographies of 16 1/2 Desserts
Babka, Meet Brioche
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.