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Chilly, Chile, or Chili?

By JOE TEMPLE, Master Gardener When the spring planting season gets here you are going to hear more and more about the hot peppers of the garden world. Whether you prefer [tag]chile[/tag] or chili, the spelling doesn’t ma...
 
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Tepin Peppers Redux

My report on Tepin peppers here at HSB has received quite a bit of attention in the global community. Some german blogger even got a hold of it, not to mention Melissa De Leon writing for Global Voices. Melissa, who runs Cookin...

 
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Tepin Peppers: A Habanero Killer?

Capsicum annuum var. glabrisculum, also known as Chiletepin, Tepin peppers or “bird’s eye” peppers are supposedly one of the hottest peppers in the world. Some chile enthusiasts argue that the Tepin is hotter ...
 
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Some Science

“Pepper aficionados know that if one can withstand the initial sense that the mouth is on fire, desensitization follows. That is, the more you eat, the more you can tolerate. There is a physical basis for this phenomenon. In ce...
 
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Pepper Pictures

I’ve been growing some peppers for the last few months, indoors and without much direct sunlight, but I’ve have some great successes with my plants. I haven’t posted many pictures of the plants, so here’...

 
Chileheads
 

Why the Word Scoville is Important

I now know why the word Scoville is important By Scott Mims It was more drama than Scoville units. For those who don’t know, the Scoville heat scale ranks peppers by how “hot” they are, with the jalapeno peppe...
 
 
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Pepper Pictures

Pretty sexy Chile Pepper Pictures – These guys have more peppers then I could ever dream of having – my 6 plants are already taking up a lot of space, had to give up the other 6 for adoption. Don’t miss the Fi...

 
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NMSU Ornamental Miniature Chilis

NMSU Develops Ornamental Miniature Chili That Changes From Black to Orange Monday, July 11, 2005 06:16:49 PM Imagine a Halloween chili, a miniature ornamental type that changes from black to orange. The head of New Mexico State...
 
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Pepper Problems

Peppers, sweet or hot, grow well in full sun where the soil is rich in organic matter. You can minimize problems by leaving enough space between plants for air to circulate freely. Sometimes, despite our best efforts problems a...
 
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Chili (sp?) Peppers

The Food Lover’s Companion lists the following: chile; chili pepper; hot pepper – all with the same definition and then chili con carne, chili oil, chili paste and chili powder but also chile con queso, chile bean p...