peeling

The Easiest Way to Peel Roasted Capsicums

The Easiest Way to Peel Roasted Capsicums

Roasted red capsicums are silky and sweet, but the tough, flakey, charred skins don’t bring much to the table, so to speak. And, even if they have not-so-tough thin skins, they often flake and crumble into little black specks of charred plant matter, which you may not find particularly appealing….

The Easiest Way To Peel Whole Pearl Onions

The Easiest Way To Peel Whole Pearl Onions

You can buy pearl onions in several forms: raw and in a bag, peeled and frozen, or peeled and pickled in a jar. All have their uses. Purchasing them raw and unpeeled gives you the most freedom, but you have to peel them, and peeling a tiny onion is not…

It’s Not Impossible To Peel A Frozen Banana

It’s Not Impossible To Peel A Frozen Banana

Ideally bananas should be peeled before freezing, but the world is not an ideal place, and I have been known to lazily chuck an unpeeled banana in the freezer. I thought this meant having to wait for the thing to thaw before peeling, but it turns out there is an…