Red Poblano

Pepper Profile: Ancho/Poblano

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By Dave DeWitt Fiery Foods & BBQ Central Recommendations Chile Pepper Bedding Plants… over 500 varieties from Cross Country Nurseries, shipping April to early June. Fresh pods ship September and early October. Go here Chile Pepper Seeds… from all over the world from the Chile Pepper Institute. Go here Photos by Harald Zoschke   The Plant This chile is a pod …

Fresh and dried Jolokia Pods

Pepper Profile: Jolokia

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Story and Photos by Harald Zoschke Fiery Foods Central Recommendations Chile Pepper Bedding Plants… over 500 varieties from Cross Country Nurseries, shipping April to early June. Fresh pods ship September and early October. Go here Chile Pepper Seeds… from all over the world from the Chile Pepper Institute. Go here The Plant Like the Habanero, Scotch Bonnet and Red Savina™, Naga …

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The Scotch Bonnet Peppers of Jamaica

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Jamaica is almost as famous for its fiery Scotch bonnet peppers (which are rated as hotter than most habaneros) as it is for Reggae music and sports. Rarely will you find a Jamaican cooking without some of this pepper. Most often used on jerk chicken or pork, peppered shrimp, peppered steak and patties (a meat-filled pie), Scotch bonnet is the …

Correct Spelling of Habanero

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Q: Dave,   I have seen two different spellings for Habanero Peppers. Is it : HABANERO OR HABAÑERO? I am willing to bet is Habanero, but then again, you know more than me. Thank you.   Luis Pinto A: Hello Luis: You are correct–there is no tilde over the n. It is a common mistake that even experienced chileheads make. …

Picking Red Chiles

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Q: Hello, I love your site and I am looking forward to learning as much as I can about peppers. I am growing peppers know and I was wondering how long to you have to pick peppers once they turn red. Thank. The Pepper Lover A: Hello Pepper Lover: That depends on the variety. But all chiles start to dehydrate …