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Can you become more desensitized to spicy food the more you eat of it? Turns out, the answer is yes! But how?
We all know capsaicin is what makes chile peppers hot, but how does it work?
Many out there swear their peppers are hotter than the Carolina Reaper. Find out how to get your hot peppers tested for their Scovile ranking, complete with lab information. It’s a farily easy and inexpensive process.
If you don’t want to hassle with seed-starting in the spring, or if you have a particular pepper plant you love, try overwintering it and you’ll have more peppers earlier in the season.
The hot pepper is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum. Most of us know about the common domesticated species, but are you ready to dive into all the wild species?
Established in 1992, The Chile Pepper Institute is the only international, non-profit organization devoted to education and research related to chile peppers.