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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Roasting Poblano peppers: what went wrong?

by mschow 13 years ago

Yesterday I roasted a bag of poblano peppers (to make chile rellenos with). I roasted them in my gas oven, under the broiler. However, a strange thing happened with 4 of the peppers. After cool...

Hot peppers at Terroni

by Tara9000 14 years ago

Does anyone know the brand name of the hot peppers served at Terroni? I love them and have bought jars before from the restaurant - but was hoping to buy them locally or online somewhere where they...

Hot vs. Mild Chiles - how to tell?

by acesveryhigh 10 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for roasted green chiles, but doesn't specify what kind. Since I can't handle super spicy food, I asked the produce guy at Whole Foods to recommend a mild green chile...h...

Fresh hot peppers

by habman 13 years ago

Hi, Where can I buy fresh hot peppers (habanero, scotch bonnet, congo...) in montreal? I've been searching for some time with no luck. Thx

Hot vs. Hot -- Peppers vs. Horseradish

by PaulF 15 years ago

I love food cooked spicy with hot peppers. Check out my fantasy restaurant thread, btw. I don't have the highest tolerance on earth, I can't eat a spoonful of Insanity Sauce and laugh about it, ...

Chili advice needed re: peppers and tomato

by BuffaloWing91 4 years ago

Hey all, so I've been lurking for a while attempting to research all tips, secret ingredients, and techniques pertaining to chili... I'm doing a crockpot's worth for super bowl and would like some ...

Chicken Scarpariello

by outRIAAge 5 years ago

I got addicted to this at long-gone Groceria in Cambridge, MA. It's an Italian dinosaur that really deserves resurrection because of the vinegar-forward aspect. With vinegar so prominently featured...

What the heck are vinegar peppers, and where can I get some?

by dknylic 14 years ago

Anyone catch Tony Soprano's sandwich order on Sunday night's episode? Cappicola, provolone, and vinegar peppers. My husband hasn't been able to stop thinking about this since we watched it. I've se...

Pepper jelly

by JeannieB50 5 years ago

Sometimes my pepper jelly is too thin. Could it be from chopping peppers in FP? Or could it be from not boinging long enough?

Too hot (spicy) - pepper sauce with garden peppers

by sommom22 5 years ago

I bought a handful of what I thought were Italian long hot peppers. Recipes said just cook down in olive oil with some garlic. This is what I did: Cast iron skillet, hot oven, olive oil and the ...

What peppers can I use to tame chili for my toddler without killing the flavor profile?

by tmoney99 5 years ago

So my coworker gave me her recipe for Chili which is really really good. And while by definition mild for the rest of us it is still too spice for a 2 year old. So I was wondering what milder chil...

Are scotch bonnets and habanero really the same thing?

by adamclyde 16 years ago

I've read both - some say they are the same, some say they are different, but make good substitutes for eachother. I know supermarkets will use the names synonomously depending on which demographic...

2016 Pepper Project

by dfrostnh 5 years ago

Is anyone else growing their own paprika, Aleppo pepper, or chili powder? Last year I bought a dehydrator which has led me to plant more paste tomatoes this year and fewer slicers since paste tomat...

What store has dried New Mexican Chiles in Houston?

by Nata Tariko 6 years ago

I have a recipe for Tamales from an old friend that calls for dried New Mexican Chiles and dried Ancho Chiles. I have the dried Ancho chiles, but I could not find any dried New Mexican Chiles. I lo...

What are butter chillis from India

by cjcaddy 5 years ago

I picked up a bag of butter chillis from an Indian grocery store but can't find anything about them. Does anyone know if they are the same as curd chillies?

Peppers for Piri Piri Chicken

by rockycat 5 years ago

In looking at recipes (mostly all British) for Piri Piri Chicken, I find that they tend to call for "red chilies." Nowhere does it specify what type of red chili or what relative heat level. One r...

Garlic or other seasoning in pasta water?

by paizley 5 years ago

Lately, I've been throwing whole garlic cloves in to the pasta water. Adds a nice flavor and those whole cooked cloves are tasty. Peppercorns and whole chiles sometimes go in also. I find the pasta...

Saucy Substitutes

by munchkin1 5 years ago

I am looking at a recipe for a spicy tomato vodka sauce for cappelini. 2 questions: It calls for 8 medium garlic cloves, sliced paper thin. Can I sub jarred minced? And, 2 dried chili peppers, crum...