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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What is this dish?

by havenmking 6 years ago

About a month ago, I went to China. While there I had this fabulous dish at some hole in the wall in Shenzhen. It was the best meal I had the whole trip and I haven't had a better one since. I'd ve...

DOTM July 2015 - Cream of Poblano Soup

by brucesw 6 years ago

This month we’re tasting and exploring Cream of Poblano soup. This will be a new experience for me so I’m looking forward to learning something. Is it thick or thin? What are the toppings? I’ve...

Where to buy urfa biber chilli flakes

by londonbound 6 years ago

I'd like to make Yotam Ottolenghi's baked seafood with tomatoes and turkish cheese http://www.ottolenghi.co.uk/baked-seafood-with-tomatoes-and-turkish-cheese-shop this weekend. Does anyone know whe...

Help scaling up peppers

by sweetlyspicy 6 years ago

Hi all, I usually make a small amount of spicy honey for my personal use. I've been asked to make a bunch for a charity event. I'm trying to scale up and the peppers just don't scale evenly. I mad...

Peppadew Peppers in Boston?

by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

Has anyone seen these in Boston- fresh or pickled? They sound really good.(forgive me for not doing a board search.) http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/891762

Peppadew peppers -- the best peppers ever?

by Big Bad Voodoo Lou 8 years ago

I first discovered Peppadew peppers in Panera's Mediterranean Veggie sandwich, a delicious combination of feta cheese, jalapeno-cilantro hummus, cucumbers, lettuce, tomato, onions, and those pepper...

Habanero Nightmare

by bladerobbins 14 years ago

Last night I decided to make a spicy coleslaw - I had some cabbage, a habanero, and some cilantro, so why not? Now I know. I barely slept two hours last night because my hands were burning so ...

How to use Hatch chilies?

by Bostonrottie 13 years ago

I've never used/cooked these? Do they have to be roasted first before using? Do you freeze the raw pepper, or roast before freezing? Can you eat them raw like a green pepper? Can you smoke them...

Hatch Chiles 2015

by Prabhakar Ragde 6 years ago

Mollie Stone's has roastings at their various stores from August 16 to September 20, with preorders of 10/25 lb boxes (fresh or roasted, various heat levels). http://www.molliestones.com/HatchCh...

Fresh Hatch Chiles

by dock 9 years ago

Has anyone seen these for sale? Whole Foods had them last year for a short time but I haven't seen them around this year.

Deaadly Reapers and Ghosts ( peppers, of course)

by BAppleman 6 years ago

Hi, I here, am new! but my father used to come here regularly. I have always loved spicy food and have, in the past, had a very high heat tolerance. This year I decided to grow a variety of e...

Hatch Chile time at Wegman's

by rosepoint 6 years ago

It's that special time of year again for those Washingtonian's who love New Mexican food. It's Hatch Chile Fest time at Wegman's. Starting this weekend the chile roasters will be set up at local ...

Hatch Green Chiles 2014

by sparkyr 7 years ago

Ok... I know they will be coming soon (about a month?). Anyone know when/where (preferably in SF) that does the roasting? I miss my days in Colorado when I could pick up a bag of freshly roasted,...

What to do with fresh hot cherry peppers?

by CR567 7 years ago

Aside from pickling/jarring them? We were given some and I'd love to use them in the next day or two. I love making Chicken al Pimientos using jarred peppers...can I just sub the fresh ones or is...

NM Hatch Chile Roastings in SD

by DoctorChow 7 years ago

World Foods, Sprouts, and Bristol Farms have fresh hatch chilies now, but I've only found one roasting event within San Diego city limits. I know of some north and south of the city, but not in th...

Ghost Peppers - what to do with them?

by estone888 12 years ago

I recently got some dried ghost peppers - the hottest chile in the world. I haven't been able to find them fresh - which I would prefer. They are, apparently, three to five times as hot as habanero...

HELP -- My fingers are throbbing from cutting jalapenos!

by LNG212 12 years ago

Okay, so I guess I'm an idiot. I knew I had to chop about a dozen jalapenos and it just never dawned on me to wear gloves. DOH (slaps forehead)! And now I'm paying for it. I've tried cold cream...

Recipes that ask for Green and Red Chilies: What kind of chilies are they talking about!?

by ThaiYouUpLongTime 7 years ago

I have a thai cookbook and it says several times throughout the cookbook to use green chilies (for a green curry) or it will ask for red chilies (in red curries or other recipes). What chilies a...

Peppers in Indian Cooking

by rockycat 6 years ago

When an Indian recipe calls for unspecified "green chiles," what pepper are they looking for and what might be an acceptable equivalent available in an average grocery store?

Fresh Ghost Chilies

by Sayurijg 9 years ago

I have been lovingly growing ghost chilies and they have finally ripened. They really are as hot as wikipedia says they are. I tried one (didn't even swallow) and spent the next 30 minutes seriou...