Marinated Baby Peppers

It seems that November is not only an all-around-pumpkin-obsession month, but also  a National Pepper Month. Before I get full swing into the pumpkin mode, I am repeating this deliciously festive recipe that will definitely enhance a holiday table. Enjoy! Marinated Baby Peppers

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Marinated Baby Peppers

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