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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New Mexico Chile Pods

by chezron 6 years ago

I have a recipe asking for dried New Mexico chile pods. What are other names for this? I have Pasilla Ancho pods and Chile Arbol pods. Would either of these work? Thanks, I am totally clueless

how to get pepper oil off my face and hands

by rcburli 12 years ago

Chopped some home grown peppers tonight, and i thought they were not the hot kind...regardless, I have oil on my hands and in my nose, and it's burning....I just took off my contacts...yikes. Ho...

Is it bad to grow beans next to chile pepper plants?

by RhonelyInsanediego 6 years ago

Read this some where, and I can't find it now, that beans should not be grown directly adjacent to chile plants because they can give the pepper plants some type of virus or disease. Anybody hear ...

Making chile powder from dried chiles

by kfordham281 12 years ago

I've got a recipe that calls for cascabel chile powder. I wasn't able to find it, however I was able to get some whole dried cascabel chiles. My question is, how do I make the cascabel chile powd...

Seeking Outstanding Chili Rellenos in Santa Maria

by Bruce in SLO 13 years ago

I am a big fan and seldom find them done well. Any proven hits in the greater Santa Maria area? Had a couple terrific ones in Monterey and Salinas but none in SLO or local places.

Chile wars heating up as Hatch farmers take on national distributor

by MGZ 6 years ago

What's in a name? Or should it be, What's in the soil? Interesting litigation: http://ttabvue.uspto.gov/ttabvue/v?pno=91204917&pty=OPP&utm_source=Hatch+Green+Chile+Emails&utm_campaign=54127e...

Bird chilis

by femmevox 6 years ago

I didn't see these at Shalimar in Central Square, where I'd gotten them before. When I asked the woman who runs the place, she told me they can't import them anymore--they come from Thailand and ap...

mail-order Sichuan "facing heaven" chilies?

by david kaplan 11 years ago

A similar post a couple years back (http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/504822) turned up no leads, but occasional sightings of these fragrant, squat dark red dried chili peppers in Chinese supermarke...

Shishito peppers

by DolceFarNiente 6 years ago

Anyone know where I can find these wonderful peppers in the Ft. Lauderdale/Boca/Hollywood area? I have never seen them and they should be more readily available. Thanks

Sport Peppers at Bed Bath and Beyond....

by diegonyc 6 years ago

Should you want or need Sport Peppers for Chicago Dogs and have tried unsuccessfully to find them here in NYC at a retail spot, I've good news for you. Bed Bath and Beyond on 18th street has them ...

Chilaca Chile (True Pasilla)

by rworange 14 years ago

Fresh chilaca chiles are currently available at my local farmers and Mexican markets. Dried these are called pasillas. This blog got me interested in chilacas which turns out do have a very dif...

Is there a taste difference between chilles from China India and Mexico?

by Sugibayashi 6 years ago

Hey everyone, We are very low on chilles from Mexice here, so we have to source from China or India. You guys tell me if chillies like Chipotle, De Arbol or Ancho - are really different in tast...

Wild tepin chile peppers in my yard

by Maggiethecat 9 years ago

I recently found some wild tepin chile pepper plants in my back yard: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tepin They are approximately as hot as a habanero. I was very lucky to find them because they...

Shishito Peppers

by BerkshireTsarina 6 years ago

Having read about them and been intrigued, at last today I found a bag at Trader Joe's. I followed the suggestion on the bag and seared a few in Spanish olive oil, into which I had infused some gar...

why are chipotles so much hotter than jalepenos?

by missmasala 17 years ago

as i was opening a can of chipotles in adobo this evening i started wondering. i thought chipotles were smoked jalepenos. i never find jalepenos that hot. so how come i find chipotles in adobo so i...

Chiles Rellenos - Meh?

by DuffyH 6 years ago

In my desire to really master Tex-Mex cooking (it IS one of the basic food groups, yeah?) I decided to pit myself against Chiles Rellenos tonight. Poblanos, check. Batter, lovely, cheese was Co-Jac...

Where can I find Scotch Bonnet pepper seeds? Or habanero seeds?

by beetrootjuice 6 years ago

I need scotch bonnet (or habanero) seeds as soon as possible. Where in Toronto can I find them? Toronto is ideal, but I'm willing to travel to a few surrounding areas, not too far. (This question w...

Tajin Mexican Seasoning

by roxieshot 11 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy Tajin in Toronto, the Lime/Chili seasoning from Mexico? Thanks!

Ideas for Thai chlii paste

by fldhkybnva 7 years ago

My wandering eyes stumbled upon Thai dry chili paste at Trader Joe's today and now I'm searching for ways to use it. Is it something I could just toss into a quick chicken and veggie stir fry? I im...

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