Used Potting Soil: Can You Reuse It for the Next Planting Season?

Used Potting Soil: Can You Reuse It for the Next Planting Season?

Published in Categories, Growing Ghost Pepper Plants, Growing Habanero Peppers, Growing Hot Pepper Plants, Growing Jalapeno Peppers on 8th May 2015

Below is a guest post written by Jane Blanchard at Modernize.com, a home design and remodeling website. Enjoy! Are you looking through last season’s potted plants and wondering if you can reuse the potting soil? Some gardeners opt to start fresh and discard last year’s soil, but this isn’t necessary. Reusing potting soil is a […]

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The CSA Cookbook Review

The CSA Cookbook Review

Published in Categories, Product Reviews, The Chile Pepper Kitchen on 29th April 2015

Besides gardening, I love to eat! I mean what’s the point of growing all these delicious chillies if we’re not going to find yummy ways to use them? To my delight and surprise, I found out you can also eat pepper leaves! So where did I get this information, and how did I make the […]

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Capsaicin for Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Capsaicin for Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Published in Blog, Categories on 16th October 2014

  Recently, I was contacted by the owner of YourOptimalBody.com asking to do a guest post for this site. Your Optimal Body is a blog that promotes healthy, natural weight loss, but I wasn’t sure how that would tie in to hot peppers. Well, duh! After I was told the post would be about capsaicin for […]

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Who’s the Hottest Pepper of Them All?

Who’s the Hottest Pepper of Them All?

Published in Categories, Homepage Teaser on 20th December 2012

There are varying degrees of “hot” peppers. The impact of using hot and spicy peppers in any recipe can maximize the flavor of the dish and give it a real kick. A naturally occurring substance called capsaicinoids creates a burning sensation in the mouth, as well as watering eyes, a runny nose and perspiration. Further, […]

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Selecting Hot Pepper Varieties: Deciding which Chillies to Grow

Selecting Hot Pepper Varieties: Deciding which Chillies to Grow

Published in Blog, Categories, Growing Hot Pepper Plants on 11th December 2012

Pepper varieties come in all kinds of colors, heat levels and sizes. If want to grow chilli plants and don’t know what varieties to select, this article is for you. Read on to discover some of the most popular chile pepper varieties and pick the perfect peppers for your garden.

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ChileHead Gift Ideas

ChileHead Gift Ideas

Published in Blog, Categories, Chilehead Gift Ideas on 5th December 2012

Are you a chilehead that loves pepper products or do you know someone that does? Check out our list of chilihead gift ideas to discover items like spicy hot gourmet sea salts, hot sauce gift sets and even glass chile pepper ornaments! Read on to find out more.

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Jalapeno Pepper Varieties

Jalapeno Pepper Varieties

Published in Blog, Categories, Growing Jalapeno Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers on 4th December 2012

Jalapeno peppers varieties come in so many colors, heat levels and growth periods that give you unlimited options for growing chiles. For example, you can grow Jalapenos that are hotter than the average jalapeno pepper, or grow chiles that create a color explosion in your garden. Read on to learn about some of the most popular Jalapeno varieties.

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Jalapeno Pepper Basics: Growing Jalapenos 101

Jalapeno Pepper Basics: Growing Jalapenos 101

Published in Categories, Growing Hot Pepper Plants, Growing Jalapeno Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers on 30th November 2012

Jalapeno peppers are one of the most popular and sough-after chillies around. You can grow your own jalapeños so you can try different varieties, like the Purple Jalapeno, and have an unlimited supply all year long! Read on to learn the basics of growing these delicious peppers.

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