Ever feel like you’re chained to the stove while everyone else at the party is mingling? I’ll raise my own hand for that one. That goes double for cookout season when the party moves outside. It’s like that time when you were eight and your mom made you sit in time-out by the window while all your friends were living it up on the trampoline. Ooof.
It is absolutely incredible how much you can change the flavor of peppers just by roasting them instead of sautéing or sweating them. Let me count the ways: 1. Roasting adds a smoky touch from the charred skin. The waxy skin of peppers burns up quickly in the oven, acting as a smoky shell for the flesh. 2….