|Theron Brown at the keyboard|
|Little Serranos and larger Jalapenos|
both fresh and dried versions
|Dried peppers ready to use now|
or 5 months from now
Needless to say, I'm now pretty careful with these little green and red gems. Since that first day I've dried the majority of the harvest of Serranos, will be grinding some into Chili Powder, and saving some whole for use in experimenting over the winter with Indian and Chinese recipes.
HOW TO DRY A CHILI PEPPER
|Chili peppers ready on the|
I don't bother to cut out the seeds or membrane. I know that's where the heat is supposed to live, but if you need to remove these later, it's a little easier once they're dried. USE GLOVES.
Store these in a sealed jar or sealed plastic bag away from humidity. Do not freeze them.
|Spice blend purchased for $7 |
next to my own blend