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My first sweet banana pepper picture

Post  llama momma on 6/19/2012, 12:46 pm

I still don't know what I'm doing half the time in the garden, but it's the first time ever - sweet banana pepper Razz
Can't wait to get this baby in my salad, Thanks Mel!
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Post  elysia on 6/19/2012, 12:56 pm

Sweet banana pepper! That is beautiful and happy.
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Post  Belle87ad on 6/19/2012, 2:47 pm

YUM!!! Save some for pizza too Very Happy
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Post  quiltbea on 6/19/2012, 11:21 pm

Lucky you to have a pepper already. Enjoy!
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Re: My first sweet banana pepper picture

Post  llama momma on 6/20/2012, 5:37 am

There are 2 sweet banana Pepper plants. This one is good and the other is sitting there hardly doing a thing.
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Post  herblover on 6/20/2012, 9:21 am

I have picked 6 jalapenos and a bell pepper already. Jalapenos grow crazy in my SFG! Off my one plant last year I had 200 peppers!
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Post  llama momma on 6/20/2012, 9:35 am

Fantastic herb lover, our central Ohio heat and humidity is good for something Yay! Just had 9 bush beans in one square sprout in 3 to three and 1/2 days Shocked Love the summer garden results so I plod on. Not keen with the heat, humidity, bugs, recently snakes, etc. so I'm a grumbling summer gardener. Today is 94 days till Autumn and that is what I really live for.
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Post  landarch on 6/20/2012, 10:54 am

Do you pickle these?
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Post  llama momma on 6/20/2012, 5:15 pm

I don't know, I've just had them freshly sliced in salads, gives a nice mild little kick and just started to look up recipes, they can be stuffed. I suppose you could pickle them, seems you can pickle anything.
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Re: My first sweet banana pepper picture

Post  MasonGarden on 6/22/2012, 12:09 pm

Congratulations on your first sweet banana peppers! Your plant looks full and healthy. Great job! I am growing some as well, and I love the idea of tossing some on a salad or a pizza. I'll definitely try that. I have four plants with a few peppers that are about 3"-4" long. I would like to pickle some as well, but I don't know that I will have enough to harvest at one time to create a whole batch. Does anyone know whether or not I can just toss 1 or 2 of them in a jar of vinegar or something as they mature?
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Post  llama momma on 6/22/2012, 1:27 pm

Thanks for the nice thoughts!
I was reading about b. peppers and yours should be ready to eat, the article said to harvest when peppers are 2-4 inches long. Sorry I don't know about your vinegar question.
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Re: My first sweet banana pepper picture

Post  Triciasgarden on 6/22/2012, 7:28 pm

Llama Momma beautiful sweet banana pepper! I think your other plant is waiting to see if the first one knows what its doing and then it will jump in and say let me try that!

Mason Garden I don't know about just vinegar but I would think if you just put the pepper in pickle juice that would work. One year when I grew pickling cucumbers I put a few in the jar of pickle juice. I can't remember how long it was in there but it may have been about a week. I pulled one out and it was a wonderful pickle! I heard that you can reuse the juice indefinitely (that seems quite long to me). If you don't mind it tasting like a pickle, you could just drop it in that. I would think putting it in just vinegar would not be good because with pickles they use salt, water, vinegar and other things. I have never done pickle juice from scratch.

It's worth a try!
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Re: My first sweet banana pepper picture

Post  llama momma on 6/22/2012, 8:20 pm

@Triciasgarden wrote:Llama Momma beautiful sweet banana pepper! I think your other plant is waiting to see if the first one knows what its doing and then it will jump in and say let me try that!


Thanks. So the plants are checking each other out from two different boxes eh? rofl That's pretty cute, I like that. Smile
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Post  MasonGarden on 6/23/2012, 10:44 pm

Thanks Tricia! I was able to go online and find recipes, and as you said, there are some other ingredients (vinegar + sugar + mustard seeds + celery seeds in the recipe I plan to use). Looks simple, and the reviews are great! I'm thinking now that maybe I should have planted a few more!
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