Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Drying chile peppers is a great way to preserve them for use in mole, chile powder, pepper flakes and seasoning mixes.
Transform your chili peppers into vibrant and spicy crushed red pepper flakes. One taste and you'll never go back to the spice aisle again!
Fresh from the garden, chile peppers—or chili peppers—are fantastic in stir-frys and salsas. But give them a little time, and their flavors turn into something else entirely. Deeper. Earthier. Spicier. Here's how to make the transformation happen.
Dehydrating is a perfect way to preserve jalapeno slices to use in soups, stews, and other cooked dishes. They can also be used when canning tomato salsa.
In which I play with petite and purple peppers.
the easiest and best ways I know how to deal with late season hot peppers. Frozen, dried, pickled, and some jelly.
7 Pounds of hot peppers reduced to 10 ounces of dried product. With less than 20 minuts of active time, this is an absolute staple of our kitchen through the winter months.
I roasted and then pickled sweet bell peppers and dried hot cayenne peppers in the wood oven I built.