Anatomy of a Chile Pepper

Anatomy of a Chile Pepper

Detailed diagrams highlighting the anatomy of a chile pepper.
Dumb & Dumber

5 Best Uses Of Hot Peppers In Entertainment

In addition to being useful in culinary pursuits and generally delicious, hot peppers have always had an amusing place in pop culture and entertainment.
Where to Purchase Hot Chile Peppers Online

Where to Purchase Fresh or Frozen Chile Peppers Online

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.
Roasted Peppers

Roast and Peel a Chile Pepper in Three Simple Steps

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.
Chile Peppers

8 Important Clinical Findings about Chile Peppers and Your Health

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 Peppers

How To Preserve Chile Peppers

Preserving your chile peppers is a great way to have them available for use year-round.
Chile Peppers, Fruit or Vegetable

Chile Peppers: Fruit or Vegetable?

When you think of fruit, apples, peaches and grapes might come to mind. But how about peppers?
12 Hottest Peppers

Top 12 Hottest Peppers in the World 2018

Top 12 hottest peppers in the world, complete with photo, Scoville scale, and detailed description.
Growing Peppers From Seed

Growing Peppers from Seed for Beginners

A step by step guide to growing peppers from seed for beginners, focused on container growing. Helpful photos, tips and links.
Hatch Chile Festival

All About The Hatch Chile Festival

The Hatch Chile Festival takes place annually over Labor Day weekend in Hatch, New Mexico, known as Chile Capital of the World.
Heat Seeker Box

Cayenne Diane Releases The Heat Seeker Box 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.
What are Capsaicinoids

What are Capsaicinoids and Capsaicin?

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).
Sweety Drop

What is a Peruvian Cherry Pepper on Pizza Hut’s pizzas?

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.

6 Spicy Side Dish Recipes for the Holidays

Add some heat the holiday season with these spicy side dishes that you and your family will love.

About Pepper Species

The genus Capsicum contains 5 domesticated species and 22 wild species. Learn more about the 5 domesticated species here.
Red Pepper Flakes

How to Dry Peppers

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.

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About NuMex Peppers

Established in 1992, The Chile Pepper Institute is the only international, non-profit organization devoted to education and research related to chile peppers.

About the Scoville Scale

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.

Ed Currie, creator of the Carolina Reaper, is working on an...

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,...
How To Stop The Hot Pepper Burn

How to Stop Hot Pepper Burn

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.

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