Pineapple Ghost Pepper Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces pineapple, cubed
  • 2 ghost peppers
  • 1/2 small onion, 6 ounces cubed
  • 1/2 carrot, 3 ounces rough chopped
  • 1/2 ounce golden raisin, 1/4 cup
  • 2 cloves garlic, 1 ounce
  • 1/2 lime, zest and meat the white pith discarded
  • 1/4 ounce ginger, rough chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 ounce cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 3/4 cup vinegar

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Using Chili Peppers in Thai Cooking

The chili pepper is one of the most, if not the most, popular type of pepper used in Thai cooking. There is a large variety of chili peppers used in Thai cooking and each variety is used for a different reason or in a particular dish. The most popular of these peppers is the “prig kee nu” (Thai Chili Pepper) which is the shortest of the chili peppers (about 1″ in length) and comes in red and green colors. It is considered to be one of the hottest chili peppers used in Thai cooking.

When it comes to using the “prig … Continue Reading

Mexican Style Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 dried guajillo chile
  • 1 dried chile negro (pasilla) pepper
  • 2 dried New Mexico chile pods
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar

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How To Properly Marinade Your Chicken for BBQ

Here is some information you may need now that you have grabbed a few of our great marinades.  Chicken is a great meat to use a marinade on as it absorbs the marinade quickly and it infuses a lot of great flavor too.  It is perfect to serve when throwing those backyard BBQ’s and parties.

To start, shake up or mix up your marinade a few minutes before you are ready to begin. Pour your marinade into a plastic or glass container that is especially made for marinating meats or use a zipper closure bag. Add your chicken pieces and make … Continue Reading

Burrito Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 lb. jalapeno peppers
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tomato

Directions:

  1. Chop peppers, onion and tomato.
  2. Place in hot water and boil about 15 minutes or until soft.
  3. Add a dash of salt and 2 tablespoons grated Jack cheese.

 

Hot Honey Baked Wings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken wings, tips discarded
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce

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Spicy Turkey Chili Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1  small onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans (15 to 16 ounces each) no-salt-added navy white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (13 3/4 to 14 1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 can (4 to 4 1/2 ounces) chopped mild green chiles, drained
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

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How to Grow Jalapeno Peppers

Growing Jalapeno Peppers in a backyard garden is a relatively easy process that can be accomplished in a variety of American climates. You will find that most Jalapeno Peppers are grown in the South West of North America but even those who live in the Northern areas can grow them in a backyard garden.  These peppers grow okay in container gardens as well.

You can start off by germinating your own plants by purchasing seeds…however, you always want to make sure that you purchase fresh seeds (check for expiration dates) and germinate your seeds in a good healthy soil. Each seed … Continue Reading

Pickle and Green Pepper Relish Recipe for Canning at Home

Ingredients:

  • 12 large dill-style pickles
  • 13 large fresh ripe green peppers
  • 5 large white onions
  • 3 tablespoons table salt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons celery seed
  • 5 cups granulated white sugar
  • 4 cups white vinegar

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How to Make Hot Avacado Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 5 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
  • 4 serrano, jalepeno or habanero chile peppers, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 ripe avocado – peeled, pitted, and quartered
  • salt to taste

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Hot Pepper Chart – Scoville Scale for Peppers

The Scoville scale is a measurement of the spicy heat (or piquance) of a chili pepper. It is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville. His method, devised in 1912, is known as the Scoville Organoleptic Test. The number of Scoville heat units (SHU) in a particular pepper indicates the amount of capsaicin present. What is Capsaicin? It is a chemical compound that stimulates chemoreceptor nerve endings in the skin, especially the mucous membranes.   Have you ever eaten a really hot pepper and all of a sudden your nose starts running and your eyes tears up?  Well that is … Continue Reading

Sweet Spicy Wings Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 6 pounds chicken wings, separated at joints, tips discarded
  • 1 1/2 cups hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

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Habanero BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 habanero peppers
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 cup molasses
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

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How to Purchase and Store Chili Peppers

Chili Peppers (also known as Chile Peppers) are a mild to hot pepper depending on which variety you purchase.

When purchasing fresh chili peppers from your local grocery store or farmer’s market you want to look for ones that are firm to the touch, no blemishes to their skin and ones that are non-wrinkled. Once their skin wrinkles their flavor and texture has changed. You will want to use them as soon as possible or store them inside a paper bag (not a plastic produce bag) inside your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. When you remove them from the refrigerator … Continue Reading

Breakfast Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 12 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 8 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic

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4 Tips for Removing Pepper Odors from Hands and Surfaces

The hardest thing about working with peppers is dealing with the spicy oils and the odors.  They get on your hands and your cutting boards and other surfaces and they can be difficult to get rid of sometimes depending on how strong the pepper is you are working with.  Here are 4 tips on methods you can use to clean up and remove those odors after preparing your peppers.

Tip #1: To remove pepper odors and oils from your cutting boards you can try using a solution of 3 tablespoons of lemon juice mixed with 1/2 cup of water. Place solution … Continue Reading

Honey Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 24 habanero peppers (roasted)
  • 8 cloves garlic (roasted)
  • 1 medium sized sweet onion (roasted)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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How to Make Hot Pepper Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb scotch bonnet peppers, cayenne, jalepeno or habanero peppers (washed and stems removed)
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • White distilled vinegar or vegetable oil

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Garlic BBQ Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

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Buffalo Chicken Dip with Frank’s Hot Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup Frank’s RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce or Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Wing Sauce
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 (9.75 ounce) cans Swanson Premium Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or crackers

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Chocolate Habanero Torte Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup minus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 habanero chili, seeded and finely chopped

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How to Roast Your Own Homegrown Peppers

So many people are turning to growing their own healthy, organic foods as much as possible these days.  Peppers are a great item to grow, but after the harvest, preparing and preserving those peppers can be a challenge for some.  Here is a great way to roast your own homegrown peppers.

For any of the available peppers that you have chosen to grow be it bells, red chilis, jalenenos, there is a simple way to roast your peppers without the mess and cleanup.  First make sure you pick your veggies when they are firm and not soft.  Overly ripe will make … Continue Reading

Pineapple Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (12oz) Pineapple Juice
  • 4 Red Chili Peppers
  • 4 Green Chili Peppers
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper or Habanero Pepper

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Getting the Flavor Just Right When Using Peppers in Asian BBQ

You know how it is when you go to your favorite restaurant and have a wonderful meal and then you go home and try to recreate it.  But the flavor is just not right.  Something is missing.  That something can be as subtle as not using the right pepper, especially if we are talking about Asian, Mongolian, Chinese or Korean BBQ.

There is a difference in the peppers that are used in the Asian, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese foods.  Different areas of the world grow different types of peppers and they of course have distinct flavors.  If you are trying to … Continue Reading

Southern Hot Pepper Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 12 medium long or conical chili peppers such as cayenne, de arbol, habanero or jalapeno
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 12 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp pickling salt
  • 1 cup cider vinegar

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