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Who understands cayenne?

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Who understands cayenne?

knucklesandwich | Dec 16, 2012 11:00 AM

What is it about cayenne that makes it such a recognizable ingredient?It tastes a little medicinal, and builds a very leisurely burn that also lingers for a long time. I've cooked with dried chilis of all description, from several continents, and cayenne is, in my experience, unique.

Does anybody agree, disagree, or know why?

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