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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!

Paprika vs. Chili Powder vs. Cayenne: What’s The Difference?

Chili peppers are used to make countless spice blends and seasonings, all around the world. From the fiery cayenne powder to kick up the heat to the sweet paprika for homemade stew. But what is the difference when it comes to ingredients and flavor? Today, I’ll give an overview of the differences between paprika vs. …

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Jalapeño Salsa Recipe (Simple and Delicious!)

Is there anything better than a fresh scoop of salsa on a tortilla chip? We think not. This jalapeño salsa recipe is the perfect balance of fresh and spicy, and we know you’re going to love it. Experimenting in the kitchen is fun, but sometimes you just need a tried-and-true recipe to fall back on. …

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Gochujang Substitutes – 5 Easy Alternatives

So you decided to make some delectable homemade bibimbap, but forgot to grab the gochujang, eh? Shame on you! Just kidding, we all make mistakes. However, if you are planning to make Korean food more often (and you should), then you’ll definitely want to have genuine gochujang on hand! For now though, let’s explore some …

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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 Jalapeños (And Make Them Taste Amazing)

I try my best to never let fresh jalapeño 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 jalapeños 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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