Tiny Peppers in Cherry Tomato Sauce
When they were growing up, Marcella and eight of her cousins--all girls--would sail to the Lipari Islands near Sicily for two weeks every summer. To bring on the journey, the aunts put up jars of intensely flavored peppers and green beans in spicy tomato sauce. They're more like condiments than vegetable side dishes.
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