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Chile Pepper Mulch and Irrigation

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If you haven’t started this year’s chile garden, it’s time to step on the gas and get going. We’re here to help with all kinds of good information. You’ll find a whole series of step-by-step articles in our series, The Pepper Growing Season. Here’s a quick excerpt on mulch to get you a-planning.

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Why Super Hot Peppers Get So Hot

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Apparently, the reason superhots make so much more fire than jalapenos or habaneros is because they’re OCD. According to research at the Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University, the main difference between the two groups of chiles is that superhots maximize their interior space. Much like how my roommate in college Tetris’ed everything in the apartment neatly into its own little storage compartment.

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Goulash Soup

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Sharon Hudgins’ is one of our best contributors. Her travel work is top notch. Earlier this week, we ran her Baltic Bites feature at Fiery Foods & Barbecue Central’s week and this Goulash Soup was blatantly snatched from that story as an example of her work.

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Death Star Grill Goes Into Production

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I’ve seen all kinds of homemade Star Wars-themed grills and given the number of Star Wars accessories we’ve talked about in the past, I’m not what you’d call “blown away” that a company now makes an officially licensed Death Star backyard grill.