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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!

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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Chile De Arbol Substitutes – 9 Alternative Ingredients

The chile de arbol is an incredibly popular pepper variety from Mexico well known for its use in a powdered form. While it is incredibly common in Mexican cuisine, it is only gradually making its way across the world. If you are looking for a chile de arbol substitute, we’ve got you covered. Thankfully, this …

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Freezing Habanero Peppers for Easy Storage

Habanero peppers are one of the easiest spicy peppers to grow yourself. They are also cheap to purchase in bulk at the supermarket. After a bountiful harvest, you may wonder if you can freeze your habaneros for long term storage. In this article, we’ll cover our easy steps for freezing habanero peppers properly. In just …

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How to Store Poblano Peppers – 5 Easy Methods

If you love the flavor and spice of jalapeños, but want the versatility of a bell pepper, then poblanos may be your perfect pepper. These dark green, triangular-shaped peppers are almost as large as bells, but they also have a touch of heat. Thankfully, poblano peppers are also very easy to grow, and can be …

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How To Eat Mini Sweet Peppers

When it comes to peppers, we’re definitely geeky about unique varieties and scorching heat. However, we think mini sweet peppers are under-appreciated. They’re incredibly versatile, satisfying, and they’re good for you! Sometimes you don’t want to chop up an entire bell pepper. Other times, you’re looking for a slightly sweeter crunch. Enter… the mini sweet …

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What is a Good Serrano Pepper Substitute? 9 Tasty Options

Serrano peppers are fairly common in grocery stores across the globe. They offer higher heat than a jalapeno, and a smaller size. If a recipe calls for them, you may need a serrano pepper substitute. In this article, I’ll share some of our favorite alternatives for serrano peppers that will work in a pinch. Depending …

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