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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Pepper Relish


2 Red bell peppers, small dice

2 Green bell peppers, small dice

1 ½ Vidalia onion, small dice

1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp sugar

1/3 + 1 pinch Kosher salt

½ tsp Yellow mustard seed

½ tsp Celery seed

Pinch of Turmeric

2 ounces Cider vinegar

2 ounces Malt vinegar


Pulse peppers and onions in a food processor (they should not pureed, but brunoise-like).

Bring sugar, salt, mustard seed, celery seed, turmeric, and vinegars to a boil in a medium saucepan.

Stir in peppers and onions and simmer for 15 minutes. Spread on a sheet pan and cool.


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