Saving pepper seeds lets you grow your favorite varieties each year. You’ll save money with your own seeds, and you can trade extra chili seeds with other people. Whether you want to harvest one pepper pod or many, you can choose a method that safely removes seeds from your chillies.
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 [...]
Like the three stooges, “Peter, Paul and Mary”, and the three little pigs, Habanero, Lime and Patron were always meant to go together. They, complete each other. Keeping that in mind, I’d like to share my recipe for the habanero margarita. Being of Mayan decent and in honor of the birthplace of the habanero, this recipe is based on the Yucatan three part margarita. I guess three will be a running theme in this post. Speaking of three, in Merida, [...]
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, this heat is rated in “Scoville” units, which indicates the level of capsaicin in the pepper variety. The following is a guide to many recognized [...]
Chile plants are actually perennials which are grown as annual herbs. They grow well on erect, compact bushes 1.5 to 2 feet tall. A single flower grows between the leaf and stem and gives rise to some of the spiciest and sweetest peppers you’ve ever tasted. The length of hot peppers can vary from 1 to even 7 inches and the colors can range in shades such as gold, red, yellow or green. Choosing suitable peppers Hot peppers are best [...]