pickled jalapeno uses

Tasty Pickled Jalapeño Uses To Finish Up That Jar

Pickled jalapeños are among the most versatile of all foods preserved in brine. Not only can they provide a briny flavor like that of pickled cucumbers, they deliver that deliciously eatable spiciness as well. Because they bring both heat and acidity, you can use them …

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Are pepppers acidic or alkaline

Are Peppers Acidic Or Alkaline?

When comparing peppers (whether sweet peppers or chilies) to other vegetables, they are slightly acidic foods. Acidity is measured on a scale from 0 to 14, with lower scores being the most acidic and higher scores more alkaline. There is a wide range of pH …

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Watering pepper plants

Watering Pepper Plants: The Dos And Don’ts

The technique you use for watering your peppers is crucial to the success of your crop whether you are growing bell peppers or Carolina Reapers. Peppers need water like every other plant, but the amount of water and your watering routine has a significant impact …

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too much hot sauce

Too Much Hot Sauce? Try These Fixes

Hot sauces, like the popular duo of Sriracha and Tabasco, can be a useful tool for brightening the flavors of a dish quickly. Not only does it add spice, a vinegar-based sauce can provide acidity as well. Those two benefits can easily become liabilities when …

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Can You Eat Ornamental Peppers

Can You Eat Ornamental Peppers?

Ornamental peppers are truly beautiful—from the onyx-like Black Pearl to the colorful Bolivian Rainbow. But are the fruits of these plants more than just window dressing? Can you eat ornamental peppers, or are they just for show? The good news: Ornamental peppers are safe to eat. …

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Jalapeno in eye

Jalapeño In Eye? Here’s What You Do

Hot peppers make for some incredible cooking, but they can be tricky (and painful) to work with in the kitchen. Take, for instance, the intense pain of chili burn. It’s bad enough experiencing it on your fingers or in your mouth, but how about a …

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Pasilla pepper substitute

What’s A Good Pasilla Pepper Substitute?

Pasilla peppers are one of the “Holy Trinity” of Mexican mole chilies, so—with the rise in popularity of authentic Mexican cuisine—the pasilla’s popularity is also rising around the world. But, depending on where you live, they can be tough to find. So what are your options if this …

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Pepper corking - jalapeno stretch marks

Jalapeño Stretch Marks? All About Pepper Corking

Do you have stretch marks on your jalapeño peppers and wondering what that means? Are those pepper stretch marks good? Bad? Something in between? Those jalapeño lines you’re seeing are also called “pepper corking,” and they are a natural part of the aging process of …

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