How to Dry Peppers without a Dehydrator
Dehydrate your peppers with your grill that sits in the sun! Yep! But no gas is needed. That's because you can use a grill that is sitting in the sun to dry out your hot peppers and chiles! If you like to make hot pepper flakes like us for year-round use, this is a great way to dry out your peppers quickly and with free solar energy!
Best Salt Substitute: Hot Peppers!
One of our favorite ways to spice up a dish without salt is none other than hot peppers! Any spicy peppers are a great way to get your tastebuds excited about anything you eat. We love growing hot peppers and then drying them and crushing into hot pepper flakes or powder so that we can sprinkle flavor on anything including sandwiches, soups, tacos, burritos, wraps, burgers, pizza, you name it!!
Carolina Reaper Powder Recipe
If you grow Carolina Reapers, you probably aren't going to eat them whole. They're way too hot! While Carolina Reapers can't kill you, using too much can definitely make your head feel like it's burning off! So, since a little bit goes a long way, we think the best way to preserve our Carolina Reaper chile pepper harvest for year-round use is by drying out your chiles and making Carolina Reaper Powder!
Chef's 3-Pack: Padron, Paprika and Pepperoncini Seeds - 15% Off
This is a flavorful pepper collection with some of our customer favorites! Perfect for chefs and gourmet gardeners, these three peppers will spice up any kitchen. Fresh homegrown Paprika is delicious in dishes, Padron peppers are highly sought after by chefs for their mild flesh and rich flavor, and Pepperoncinis are wonderful for pickling or when used fresh in recipes like pizza sauce. Grow your own gourmet peppers in your garden.
Green Tomato Recipes
Looking for the best Green Tomato Recipes? Here are some of our favorites below, we like spicy, if you can tell. It seems that every year we have more green tomatoes than red at the end of the season. The frost looms and we frantically pick all the unripe green heirloom tomatoes hoping they'll quickly ripen to red. And, some do, but many of the less ripe ones stay green for a long time and never quite ripe. And, if they do change color, they don't taste anywhere near as good as one that ripened
Aleppo Spice Mix
While we don't carry a specific Aleppo Pepper, the Aleppo spice actually is made from a chile also known as the Halaby pepper, which are allowed to ripen and then are semi-dried, de-seeded, and coarsely ground to make Aleppo, a common Middle Eastern condiment. This spice mixture is used much like crushed red pepper in recipes and dishes. You can make the Aleppo-style spice by substituting dried Paprika Peppers, mixed with dried Cayenne Peppers, or other crushed red pepper flakes. Ancho chiles cr