The following is an excerpt from The Habanero Cookbook, by Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1995.
Transplanting Pepper Seedlings: Hotcaps
To protect the seedlings from insects, wind and cold temperatures, some gardeners set miniature greenhouses, known as hotcaps, over each seedling.
Curry Controversies Part 1
I assume that Douglas’s tongue was firmly planted in his cheek when he wrote the above assessment, but his comment hints at a wide range of opinion about curry.
Chile Pepper Myth and Legend
In astrology, the chile pepper falls under the dominion of Mars, ancient god of war, so that should be some indication of respect.
Barbecue Rubs 101: How We Rub One Out
Rubs are essentially dry spice mixtures. A rub can be as simple as crushed black pepper, or as elaborate as a jerk or curry rub.
Aji Peppers of South America
The C. baccatum species, familiarly termed aji throughout South America, originated in either Bolivia or Peru and was probably domesticated in Peru about 2,500 b .c .
Oysters, Hot Sauce, and Murder: RIP, Bacteria
When it comes to slaying bacteria in oysters, hot sauce is serial killer in a bottle. At least, that’s what some scientific studies suggest.