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Chile Peppers

A Red Hot Guide to Our Favorite Chile Peppers

This is a partial field guide to peppers. With upwards of 2,000 kinds of chile peppers in the world, it's hard to catch 'em all, but we delved in and picked a peck: 19 of our favorite peppers, from...
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Small Hot Whole Red Peppers, dried

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by alessandria 3 months ago

Whenever a recipe called for dried chili peppers, I used these. I have looked at at least 20 grocery stores for small dried hot chili peppers (1 1/2 - 2 1/2 inches long) and can only find ground or...

Chili Pequin and Tepin

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by bjd 14 years ago

Hello, Two chili-related questions: • Is there a difference between the pequin and tepin chilies? They’re both extremely hot and small. (Also, sometimes it’s spelled “chiltepin.”) Pictures...

Hatch Chile Recipes and Ideas

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by tim irvine 4 months ago

The stores are full of Hatch chiles, which we love. Grill a juicy burger, top it with a slice of grilled red onion and a layer of roasted Hatch chili, melt cheese on it, and serve it on a buttered...

HELP... fingers are burning from cutting jalapenos. Remedies?

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by gtrekker2003 13 years ago

Hi! I just chopped some jalapenos today and now my fingertips are burning quite badly. Anybody know of any remedies? Looked online but found nothing. Maybe I'm not putting in the right searc...

Red Chili Peppers

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by JerkPork 4 months ago

I have a bunch growing on my plant, I typically freeze them whole. Any other ideas on what to do with them?

Why your Huy Fong Sriracha doesn't taste the same

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . For nearly 30 years, the company behind Sriracha, Huy Fong Foods, used peppers supplied by Underwood Ranches. Now, the two companies are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, accor...

Pasilla chile substitute?

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by stockholm28 6 years ago

I have a recipe I want to make that calls for a Pasilla chile. From what I can tell on the internet search, it looks like a pasilla chile is a dried chile. I have both ancho and guajillo chil...

Best Cooking Method for Shishito Peppers?

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by JENNYBEEAY 6 months ago

I love shishito peppers so much but find that they fall flat immediately after grilling them on a perforated grill pan. Does anyone have a tried and true method for cooking these perfectly?

How to improve intensity of flavour in chili con carne?

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by Ramius 4 years ago

This year I have been making chili con carne a few times, and I just had my family over for dinner. But I wish it would taste even more chili. My version becomes just strong enough but not unpleasa...

Washing dried Mexican Chiles

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by borisabrams 8 months ago

Hey folks. I was wondering, how important is it to wash dried Mexican Chiles? Or can you simply toast them and prep as per the recipe? Do you just dust them with a damp cloth?

What would you do with these three dried chilis?

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by TracyPark 10 months ago

I bought Ole Mission Dried Chili Pepper 3 Pack - Ancho, Guajillo & Arbol, assuming that their website would have recipes that would use all three, probably some type of chili (although I also make ...

Substituting Red Chili Pepper Flakes for Dried Chinese Chili Peppers

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by masha 10 months ago

Since it's Chinese New Year, I was planning to make some Chinese food for dinner tonight. One of the recipes calls for 6 dried red chili peppers; after searching some local groceries (not Asian sp...

Where to find Chile mije/mixe aka the Oaxacan pastilla in Mexico City?

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by shescheeky 10 months ago

Hi, New husband and I are traveling to Mexico City in a few weeks. I'm an avid home cook and was hoping you kind and knowledgable folks would know where to find the elusive Chile mije/mixe aka th...

Chile mije/mixe aka the Oaxacan pastilla in Mexico City?

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by shescheeky 10 months ago

Hi, New husband and I are traveling to Mexico City in a few weeks. I'm an avid home cook and was hoping you kind and knowledgable folks would know where to find the elusive Chile mije/mixe aka th...

Where to get dried New Mexico chilis

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by michaeljc70 12 months ago

I made a recipe that called for dried guajillo and New Mexico chilis. I found guajillos no problem. I went to several stores, including stores with a lot of international stuff, and couldn't find...

What is the acid or pH level of hot peppers?

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by Caralien 10 years ago

I'm (again) considering canning or somehow preserving the hot pepper bounty I have. It appears that low-acid foods are prone to botulism; peppers (ie jalapenos and habaneros) have more vitamin...

Limited Time Sale of Fresh Produce Grown by Esperanza Community Farms | Watsonville - Pajaro Valley

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Esperanza Community Farms provides CSA boxes of seasonal, pesticide-free produce to limited income subscribing families. Currently it has more produce ripening in the garden than it has customers. ...

Help! chili pepper on fingers and have to take out contacts soon

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by relizabeth 13 years ago

hi, I'm rather stupid and diced a chili without gloves. How can i get the fire off of my fingers so I can take my contacts out? Thanks, Elizabeth

Aleppo Peppers - how to salt process in the traditional Syrian manner

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by glizando 2 years ago

have been a fan of Aleppo Peppers since I first read Paula Wolfert's, Cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean, many year ago. This year I finally found seed and I've grown 4 plants in my backyard. Th...