Are you planting pepper seed this year? I am behind, but better late than never! It’s not too late, if you haven’t planted yours yet! I don’t really like hot peppers, so I don’t do a lot of them. If you like hot peppers, they really should have been planted by now for a larger […]
We have about 30 jalapeno plants in our garden, and the plants are loaded with peppers. This is great for us because we love jalapenos and all kinds of spicy foods. Jalapenos can be used fresh, roasted, and dehydrated to use in appetizers, flavor main dishes and homemade sauces. Grow Them We start our jalapenos […]
Have you ever tried freezing peppers? Both sweet and hot peppers freeze really well and will give you that wonderful flavor in dishes all winter long. It’s a quick and easy way to preserve nature’s bounty and save you time and money in the process.
Peppers have a number of health benefits and are well known for their supply of fiber, vitamins A, C, K and minerals molybdenum and manganese. They also contain a significant amount of lycopene (which is known to kill ovarian cancer), lutein and zeaxanthin (which are praised for their effects on cataracts and macular degeneration). By […]
It happens every year. Enamored with names like ‘Burmese Looking-to-the-Sky’ and ‘Chinese 5-Color,’ I purchase too many seeds of too many varieties of hot peppers. ‘Scotch Bonnet’ and ‘Fish Pepper’–really, how can I resist? The hot peppers produce like mad–faster than we can consume them. So, to save the beauties for a little mid-winter heat, […]