A Chile Pepper Primer: Part Two


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Jalapeno peppers.

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Let’s begin where we left off in Part One. There we talked about the “cool” end of the chile pepper spectrum. Now we boldly go where sensible people fear to tread. We’re entering into the world of…. extremely hot chile peppers!

Our first chile is one of the most common and I bet there’s something about it you didn’t know: it’s two chiles in one.



Jalapeño (fresh)/Chipotle (dried and smoked) - Scoville Heat Units*: 2,500-5,000

bobbarbbrown
10/9/2021 9:13:23 AM

Good article but it only scratched the Chile Pepper surface. The Chile Pepper institute located at the New Mexico State University conducts research on CHile Peppers. They also sell processed Chile Pepper products and the seeds for 106 varieties of Chile Peppers. https://chilepepperinstitute.ecwid.com/Seeds




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