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?
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.