Why People Go Crazy For These Peppers In Small Town West Virginia

West Virginia has its own special food culture, inspiring passion and dedication from Mountaineers. There’s no question that one of the defining items in West Virginia cooking is a jar of perfectly seasoned Oliverio peppers.

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If you unfortunately don’t live in West Virginia, don’t worry! You can still order these delicious peppers online from the Oliverio website. The website also has plenty of other recipes for inspiration.

How do you like to eat your Oliverio peppers?

See this list for more iconic West Virginian foods, or take a look at these 11 restaurants that define West Virginia.