Mild to Wild: Indian-Style Tandoori Barbecue

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Tandoori

Anyone who has been to an Indian restaurant has experienced the joys of tandoori barbecue cooking. The way it works is that a bell-shaped clay oven has hot coals or wood at the bottom that stokes up the heat to 900 degrees. Then chunks of meat, lamb or chicken by choice, are marinated in spices and put into these ovens … Read More

What is the Difference Between Genetically Modified, Heirloom, and Hybrid Pepper Seeds?

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Entering into the world of creating your own unique hot pepper can be as exciting as it is intricate. However, before even worrying about the genetics of it all, potential seed breeders need to understand the different types of pepper seeds. When engineering pepper seeds, growers will be working with primarily three types of seeds – hybrids, heirlooms, and genetically … Read More

Unlocked Pepper Genome Paves the Way for Even Hotter Peppers

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Pepper

While less newsworthy than say, cracking the human genome, the genome of the pepper plant has been cracked and scientists have been able to sort out what specific genes are responsible for a pepper plant’s spiciness. By discovering it, this paves the way for pepper growers everywhere to engineer even hotter hot peppers.

Odd Breakfast Food Items to Add Hot Sauce to

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For those of us hot sauce lovers, there is always a time and place to add some heat to a dish. Even the mornings are not exempt. For your next lazy Sunday brunch, try out the following dishes to spice things up. Here are some odd breakfast food items to add hot sauce to. Savory Backdraft French Toast. Amp up your … Read More

The Basics of Growing Peppers

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growing peppers

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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Chili Peppers

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).