Engineering Pepper Seeds For the World’s Spiciest Peppers

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Pepper seeds and engineering them to create the world’s spiciest peppers. If you’re a fan of all things hot and spicy, you’ve probably tried many different types of hot peppers in search of the best one. Humans have been enjoying hot peppers for hundreds of years, but it’s only recently that we’ve become curious about just what it is that … Read More

Ghost Pepper: One of the world’s hottest peppers

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Often referred to as “legendary” the ghost pepper is a popular ingredient in sauces and recipes. Now considered one of the world’s hottest peppers, the Guinness Book of World records declared it the hottest in 2007. Only a few other fiery peppers supersede them. The ghost pepper’s rating is over a million Scoville Heat units. Compare this to a bell … Read More

The Basics of Growing Peppers

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Growing peppers is a fairly easy process as long as you have the proper environment set up for them. Peppers need a bed with plenty of sun and a sandy soil that contains a lot of organic material and drains well. Spacing should be between 10 and 12 inches apart depending on the variety. Placing two plants in one hole will … Read More

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chili Peppers

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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).

Heirloom to Hybrid: Choosing the Right Pepper Seed for Your Garden

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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.

So Your Mouth is on Fire?: The World’s Hottest Peppers and Tips to Extinguish the Heat.

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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

Growing Peppers in Your Garden

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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