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Working in the kitchen should be a joy, not a drag. Learn how to make yourself home chef with our pepper-related hacks, ingredient substitutes, product recommendations, and more!

Thai Chili Substitutes – 8 Perfect Alternatives

Thai chili peppers are truly special for their flavor and unique growing habits. Thai food calls upon the delicious taste of these chilies in countless popular dishes. From noodle dishes, to soups, to stir fry, Thai chilies often make a dish. However, Thai chiles can be hard to come by. Depending on where you live, …

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Jalapeno Pepper In The Eyes – How To Soothe The Burn

Uh oh – you did it again. You cut hot peppers without wearing gloves and now you’re paying the price. I know all too well what it is like to have jalapeno peppers in the eyes. Thankfully, this means I also know how to soothe the burn, fast. In this article, I’ll share what has …

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How To Store Jalapenos (And Make Them Taste Amazing)

I try my best to never let fresh jalapeno peppers go to waste. After months of growing your own peppers, you should have some storage methods planned out. In this article, I’ll share how to store jalapenos easily. Whether your goal is to store the peppers for several months, or just keep them fresh for …

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Simple Jalapeño Relish Recipe – Just 7 Ingredients

Relish is one of my favorite homemade condiments. Since we grow dozens of pepper plants each year, we end up making a lot of homemade spicy jalapeño relish. In this article, I’ll share our simple jalapeno relish recipe using just 7 ingredients. It is tangy, sweet, and will last for weeks in the refrigerator. You …

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Best Tasting Peppers – Delicious Peppers You Can Grow

Buying peppers at the store leaves you with limited options. Why not grow some of the best tasting peppers at home instead? Since starting Pepper Geek, Crystalyn and I have grown hundreds of different varieties, and tasted them all. So today, I’ll share the most delicious peppers we have tried to date. Most of these …

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The Best Way to Freeze Bell Peppers – Simple Guide

It happens all too often – you plant what seems to be a sensible number of pepper plants in the spring, only to be overwhelmed with tons of bell peppers in the early fall. Thankfully, this is a good problem to have. In this article, we’ll share the best way to freeze bell peppers. This …

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What to Do With Dried Chili Peppers – Using Dried Chillies

Dehydrating peppers is a fantastic way to store fresh peppers for a long time. Removing the moisture from fresh chilies inhibits the growth of molds, making them shelf stable for months. Whether you’re cooking with them, creating a spicy seasoning, or flavoring a pot of soup, dried peppers are an amazing ingredient! We always have …

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