Fabergé Egg

Eggs to Dye For

Fiery Foods Manager In the Kitchen with Chile Peppers Leave a Comment

by Nancy Gerlach, Fiery-Foods.com Food Editor Emeritus Recipes in this Issue: Caribbean Crab-Stuffed Deviled Eggs Enchiladas Stuffed with Hard-Cooked Eggs (Papadzul) Mottai Kolambu (Egg Curry in a Coconut Gravy) Hot and Spicy Pickled Eggs Wilted Spinach with Bacon and Balsamic Dressing Fabergé Egg (Courtesy Royal Collection, U.K.) (Editor’s Note: Nancy is not only a registered dietitian, she keeps chickens.So the …

Chiles and Chocolate

Chiles and Chocolate

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by Dave DeWitt The culinary mating of hot chiles and chocolate was unforgettably revealed to me in the mercado in Oaxaca, where the molinos–grinding mills–in adjacent stalls were processing cacao beans in one stall and mole paste with chiles in the other. In this ancient city, I had this sudden epiphany that, in prehistoric times, ancient cooks would have naturally …

February 14th - Valentine’s Day!

Sweet Heat for Your Valentine

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Nancy’s Fiery Fare: Sweet Heat for Your Valentine  by Nancy Gerlach, Fiery-Foods.com Food Editor Recipes in this Issue: Cascabel Caramel TurtlesPeppery Popcorn CandyHabanero Cashew BrittleRum Raisin Red Chile TrufflesChocolate Chile Almond Cookies February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is the one day of the year that has been set aside for expressing your feelings to the people you love. Throughout history there …

Chile Gardening Gadgets

Chile Gardening Gadgets

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Story and Photos by Harald Zoschke 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 Cultivating capsicums in your backyard is a lot of …

Out of the Ash: The Prehistoric Chile Cuisine of Cerén

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By Dave DeWitt On an August evening in A.D. 595, the Loma Caldera in what is now El Salvador erupted, sending clouds of volcanic ash into the Mayan agricultural village of Cerén, burying it twenty feet deep and turning it into the New World equivalent of Pompeii. Miraculously, all the villagers escaped, but what they left behind gives us a …