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Dave DeWitt’s Chile Trivia Book Nominated for Awards

This just in! Dave DeWitt's Chile Trivia is a finalist in the 2012 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, in two categories. If you haven't ordered your copy yet, better get after it. Continue reading →
 
 
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FedEx Workers Get A Snootful of Chile Concentrate

According to reports, a forklift operator punctured a 5-gallon container of concentrated capsaicin liquid that was destined for a hot sauce manufacturer. Continue reading →
 

 
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New Mexico Green Chiles a Spicy Bargain

A lot of the media would have us believing that prices for fresh chiles will be outrageous this year. Not so, at least in Albuquerque. Albertson's is selling a thirty pound sack for $14.88, and then they roast it for you. Conti...
 
 
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Great Label Designs are Timeless

The concept of attractive packaging as a way to catch the eye and make a sale has been around since folks started selling stuff to each other. Here you can see some award-winning labels from the 2012 Scovies, along with some vi...
 
 
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Play a Little Spanish Roulette with Padrón Peppers

I found the Spanish chiles known as pimientos de padrón at the Downtown Growers Market here in Albuquerque and fried them in olive oil, then dressed them with sea salt. Just excellent! Continue reading →
 

 
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Makin’ Habaneros – Part XI: Hardening

Before you consider moving your plants outdoors there are still some precautions that we must take. First of all, our little seedlings will still have some pretty weak stems on them, the second that any real wind comes their wa...
 
 
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Pepper Garden Update

Peppers – as received from ChilePlants.com – 4/10/2008 Spacing them out – 4/11/2008 Day 1 – Planted – 4/11/2008 2 weeks later – 5/1/2008 Tomatoes – 5/1/2008 Tomatoes & peppers R...

 
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Makin’ Habaneros – Part X: Transplanting

By now your seeds have sprouted and are now seedlings. If you have sown your seeds in 48 or 72 cell seedling trays, and your plants have a few good sets of leaves on them then it is probably time to give these little guys (or g...
 
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Garden Updates & More

Whew, what a busy two weeks it’s been! Just got back from getting one of our dogs from the vet – she tried to jump the fence after a squirrel but got caught on the fence – she’s fine, just recovering wit...
 
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Makin’ Habaneros – Part IX – Tips

Watering: When you water your young seedlings you need to be as gentle as possible. I recommend picking up a typical spray bottle, of course do not reuse one that has had cleaning products or any chemicals as this will probably...