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Detailed diagrams highlighting the anatomy of a chile pepper.
In addition to being useful in culinary pursuits and generally delicious, hot peppers have always had an amusing place in pop culture and entertainment.
Searching for places to purchase fresh or frozen hot chile peppers online? Here's a list of online retailers that specialize in fresh hot peppers.
Fresh chile is best when it's roasted or charred, and this article will show you how to easily roast and peel fresh chile peppers in three simple steps.
Capsaicin, the component of chili peppers responsible for the heat, has been found to have many health benefits, including a remarkable range of medicinal qualities.
Preserving your chile peppers is a great way to have them available for use year-round.
When you think of fruit, apples, peaches and grapes might come to mind. But how about peppers?
Top 12 hottest peppers in the world, complete with photo, Scoville scale, and detailed description.
A step by step guide to growing peppers from seed for beginners, focused on container growing. Helpful photos, tips and links.
The Hatch Chile Festival takes place annually over Labor Day weekend in Hatch, New Mexico, known as Chile Capital of the World.
CayenneDiane.com was created in 2012 with the goal of sharing my passion for all things spicy. My creation of the Heat Seeker Box in 2016 continues that goal.
Produced by peppers as a deterrent against certain mammals and fungi, capsaicinoids are the name given to the class of compounds found in members of the capsicum family (also known as peppers).
After receiving several emails from readers asking if I knew what this Peruvian Cherry Pepper featured on Pizza Hut's gourmet pizzas was, I had to find out for myself.
Add some heat the holiday season with these spicy side dishes that you and your family will love.
The genus Capsicum contains 5 domesticated species and 22 wild species. Learn more about the 5 domesticated species here.
As the pepper season winds down, many wonder how best to preserve their harvest. Dry peppers can last from several months to a few years if stored properly.
PeppersByMail.com offers some of the hottest peppers out there, delivered right to your door, like: Carolina Reaper, 7 Pot Brain Strain, 7 Pot Primo, Chocolate Bhutlah, Ghost Pepper, Red Savina, the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, and more!
Established in 1992, The Chile Pepper Institute is the only international, non-profit organization devoted to education and research related to chile peppers.
Devised in 1912, the scale is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville. The Scoville scale is the measurement of spicy heat of chili peppers or other spicy foods.
It seems Ed Currie, owner of Puckerbutt Pepper Company and creator of the Carolina Reaper pepper, which Guinness proclaimed as The World's Hottest Pepper,...
We have all been there. Forgetting to put on gloves before chopping those hot peppers! Now your hands are burning, or even worse, more sensitive parts! Here's what you need to know to stop the burn.