A Shortcut for Roasted Chile Peppers

Fire-blistered poblano peppers add flavor and heat to Central and South American dishes, but it's a huge amount of work to roast, peel, and seed the peppers. For a high-quality yet economical shortcut, pick up bags of frozen strips of roasted poblanos at the grocery store.

Photo of CHOW's Chiles Rellenos Strata by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com