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  • n. A spicy variety of pepper used in Greek and Italian cuisine

Etymologies

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From Italian peperoncini

Examples

  • We both finished our sandwiches and ate all the little peperoncini in the cup in the 2nd photo above.

    Photo food diary Tuesday Dec. 2, 2008 | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • The afternoon was half gone; Antonio, in all earnestness, offered three times to fix spaghetti with oil (local), garlic (his) and peperoncini (his).

    A Perfect Lunch in Liguria - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Spring was creeping up on us and we started taking biweekly walks to the incomparably fun and delicious Pickle Guys on Essex Street, coming home with great big bags of peppers, spicy carrots, tiny grape tomatoes, peperoncini and half-sours.

    pickled garlicky red peppers | smitten kitchen

  • You need a little peperoncini, crushed red pepper flakes.

    CNN Transcript Sep 18, 2006

  • So what if the tomato sauce on top is kissed lightly by basil, the greens alongside are fresh or that there are zippy peperoncini on the plate?

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • To start try the apple salad, or for something spicier the peperoni fritti blistered peperoncini with sea salt.

    Forbes.com: News

  • It grows in fields and pastures in late spring and early summer and makes a delicious spaghetti sauce-you take a few big handfuls of the herb, toss it into a sauté pan with olive oil, garlic, and peperoncini, and in a minute it's ready.

    The New Yorker

  • Place olives, giardiniera, peperoncini, capers, and garlic in bowl of food processor.

    Slice

  • Some of the toppings include cranberries, sprouts and spiced peperoncini.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • But flipping through Lidia Bastianich's wonderful book pickled peperoncini for the spicy kick.

    Serious Eats

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