Keep your hot pepper plants alive during the winter so they can last for years instead of months. You can use techniques to help your hot chillies hibernate and then grow again in the spring.
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This tomato jalapeno sauce is used to top the jalapeno pepper rellenos from the last post. This and a bit of shredded cheese will make it look and taste as delicious as the picture looks. Stuff You’ll Need You will need 4 tomatoes, 1/4 of an onion, 1 garlic clove, 2 jalapenos, the seeds and veins from the jalapeno rellenos(the ones I said not to throw away), some olive oil and one 8oz. can of tomato sauce. Step One Cut [...]
I love chiles rellenos. One of my favorite dishes to this day, which isn’t great for my lactose intolerance, but so worth the pain. While I was playing mad scientist in my kitchen I had the the brilliant idea of combining one of my favorite foods with one of my favorite peppers. As much as I love and favor the habanero pepper, there’s no way I would do this with habaneros. Jalapeño pepper rellenos are almost like jalapeño pepper poppers(say [...]
After your pepper seeds push through the soil (germinate), your seedlings need a light source that provides the heat they require to keep thriving. Lighting can be a bit tricky because too much light burns the tender seedling foliage and not enough light interferes with the growth. Although special grow lamps can be expensive, you can use a cost-effective fluorescent growing light to give your young peppers the boost they need during this critical growth phase. Fluorescent Grow Lights These [...]
The source of heat in any type of pepper is the “capsaicin.” If you eat habaneros or grow habanero pepper plants, you know that habanero peppers are one of the hottest peppers available and that even touching the skin can cause a burning sensation. Habaneros have a Scoville heat index of 250,000 to 500,000 units, which measures the level of pepper capsaicin in this variety. Compared to the jalapeno that has just 2,500 units, that is really hot! This powerful [...]