Peppers are one of the most popular vegetables for gardeners to grow. If you’ve never tried growing peppers because you do not have room for a garden, you’ll be glad to know there are several space-saving options you can try instead. Raised Garden Bed with Trellis If you only have enough space for a raised garden bed, you can still … Read More
You love cooking with our delicious sauces, even those made with the hottest peppers, but how much do you know about this spicy fruit? (That’s right, chili peppers are a fruit.) Impress your friends and family at your next barbecue by busting out one of these 5 facts about peppers (and with your grilling skills, of course).
Ah, spring! Every gardener’s favorite season: the smell of freshly turned soil, tiny green seedlings thrusting ever upwards, and nary a weed in sight (yet!). What better way to spend the last few dreary weeks of winter than by poring over seed catalogs with their luscious photos and enticing descriptions of that elusive perfect pepper.
The worlds hottest peppers! People like heat, they like spice, but what if you take a bite of that pepper or that chicken and its all too much? Well, Sciencenotes.org has some simple tips to make the flames disappear. Avoid Water: Any water based products – water, soda, beer. I know it makes no sense. In life, water > fire, but because of the capsaicin … Read More
Just about everyone enjoys peppers for various reasons. They are great for spicing things up a bit or adding a dash of flavor to that otherwise boring dish. Growing peppers in your garden has many advantages. You know exactly where they came from, you know exactly what, if any, chemicals you use on them and you get to use fresh … Read More
Standing in front of an array of peppers in the grocery store, you may find yourself wondering which are mild and which will burn off all the taste receptors on your tongue. Conveniently, the store staff has labeled the display with Scoville units for each variety. Well, it would be convenient if you knew what the Scoville chart meant. It’s really pretty … Read More