Chile nomenclature in general is totally screwed up, but with superhots it’s even worse.
A lot of the media would have us believing that prices for fresh chiles will be outrageous this year. Not so, at least in Albuquerque. Albertson’s is selling a thirty pound sack for $14.88, and then they roast it for you.
Some like it hot. And some like it really hot. Superhot varieties of peppers are gaining in popularity and making a space for themselves in the hot pepper market along with their popular pepper cousins, the jalapeño, serrano and habañero.
Happy National Barbecue month, everybody! If you’re looking for a way to pay homage to the gods of ‘cue, here’s a list of Kansas City Barbecue Society competitions for you to chew on. Early next week, we’ll follow up with barbecue class listings where you can polish your skill at the grill.
Disclaimer: Absolutely no hot sauce markets were hurt in the making of this good news. Sorry, folks, no big flaming explosions to see here. Just huge growth for the hot sauce industry. Yay us!
Normally when a cop whips out his pepper spray on a protester, that protester responds by shaking on the ground for a half hour. In this case, I’m guessing when a cop whips out his pepper spray, the protester whips out his burrito. By “case” I mean the Occupy-esque protest that took place near the end of last year in …
Warning! Salmonella-contaminated jalapeño and serrano peppers might be in your refrigerator. Read the details here.